Firm say they are moving away from charging on a percentage of client assets basis.
IFA Centre, Apfa, and the PFS argue a full review of the RMAR is still needed.
Advisers feel the cost of their service has become too high for some clients’ needs.
Research from The Platforum preducts average panel size will drop from the current average of 115 funds.
Fund manager says it has its “eyes open” for potential deals, and is ongoing talks with one advice firm.
Mattioli Woods chief executive Ian Mattioli says growing awareness of the cost of advice will force small IFAs out of the industry.
Industry had expected announcement over findings of government consultation into transferal of Child Trust Funds into Junior Isas.
Scottish adviser firm failed to ensure suitability of advice, Tribunal rules.
The energy, enthusiasm and plans for engaging being displayed should be a good starting point.
The FCA needs to find a way to make simplified advice work.
Members have not been betrayed by restricted move, more like railroaded.
Sesame’s restricted move will benefit the network but leaves advisers with a difficult decision.
How do you class what you do as a success – or otherwise? All of us have our own individual metrics.
More value is lost at the point of retirement than at any other stage of the retirement saving journey.
Advisers may be basing recommendations on their perception of provider service rather than the reality.
Weekly Adviser View
An advisory business that neglects its continuing professional development risks falling behind and failing clients.
The RDR is offering advisers the chance to grow but individual businesses need to attract new recruits to ensure any expansion is sustainable
IFAs have an important role post-RDR as clients face information overload.
Chris Hannant on foreseeing the recession and negotiating with the regulator
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Trade Body View
It is in the public interest to seek a solution to the advice gap that has widened since the withdrawal of mass market advice.
Advisers should polish up their ‘people skills’ to add value post-RDR