1 September 2011
IFP’s Nick Cann says a full review of simplified advice is required.
John Greenwood says the Australian model shows the potential for pension subsidiaries to shine.
Joanne Ellul looks at the changes at Ignis and its future direction.
Matt Morris says IP insurers should be thinking about own-occupation.
However, North warns of confusion if FSA does not list on its register who is independent/restricted.
Mark Dampier says Neil Woodford is the ideal manager for this type of market.
FSA fails to answer the big questions as it does not know the answers yet.
Nic Cicutti says Alan Lakey’s selling skills deserted him when trying to implement an advice fee.
Alan Lakey outlines the effects of dangerous regulation and admits a judicial review of the RDR is now unlikely.
The Life Cover For All partner says her own experiences with breast cancer mean she can empathise with clients over life cover concerns.
Advisers have welcomed Morningstar’s plan to move away from the term “absolute return” by introducing 18 new alternative investment categories.
Bond managers have held their defensive positions after US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke decided against a third round of quantitative easing.
The number of mortgage products available to intermediaries has jumped by 35 per cent since January.
Ian Head and Nick Bamford offer their views on how to make a successful switch to a fee-based advice model.
The Institute of Financial Planning is calling for a full review of simplified advice outside of the RDR.
Ignis looks at trio of product launches.
Mutual is amending its client communication package after an IFA complained to Money Marketing that its marketing literature undermines advisers.
Multi-managers are selling out of cash and adding risk through equities and exposure to passives in response to the market volatility.
Firm looking to launch a new national arm in the next 12 months.
Chief executive Mary-Anne McIntyre is still calling for a one-year delay.
ACA warns 27% of employers likely to offset the cost of auto-enrolment by reducing their pension expenditure.
Swiss Re has warned that the overall cost of increasing longevity has been underestimated.
Treasury select committee MPs say FSA delay in publishing simplified advice guidance is further evidence the RDR should be delayed.
We reveal the funds that suffered amid the recent market volatility.