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Sue Lewis on delivering the Budget's retirement advice plan and why the independent and restricted labels are meaningless

17 April 2014 | By Tessa Norman

The FCA’s Consumer Panel chair shares her views on how to make the Budget pension reforms work for consumers – and has some strong words for advisers

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Steve Webb on taking on vested interests and why 'this was the moment'

10 April 2014 | By Tom Selby

Pensions minister Steve Webb discusses the challenges of coalition Government and the big pensions challenge for the next pensions minister.

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Gareth Marr: 'We have the regulator we deserve due to our past'

3 April 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Money Marketing’s Outstanding Contribution to the Industry award winner recalls life before regulation.

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James Priday on running an advisory business and a D2C platform in tandem

27 March 2014 | By Michael Glenister

Prydis Wealth managing director has big plans to grow his traditional financial advice business but also has grand plans for the direct to consumer market.


Simon Crone on engineering a solution after Help to Buy

20 March 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Genworth Europe’s Simon Crone says the private industry can step in when Help to Buy bows out and says he has plans to expand into the European market.


Chris Daems on blogging, his Unbiased awards and designing auto-enrolment in a box

13 March 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Principal Financial Solutions director Chris Daems talks about building client relationships through blogs, being a double winner at the Unbiased awards and advising on auto-enrolment


Karen Barrett on promoting the value of advice post-RDR

6 March 2014 chief executive Karen Barrett says today’s advisers cannot ignore technology and need to be multi-media aware. Interview by Amanda Newman Smith

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Ben Goss on how technology can halve the advice gap

27 February 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Greater efficiency and integrated systems will enable advisers to serve the mass affluent, says Distribution Technology’s chief executive.


Capita FS's Adam Byford on the tech potential for advice

20 February 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

The clients of tomorrow will be more self-sufficient, says Capita Financial Software managing director Adam Byford.


Close Brothers’ Penny Lovell and IFA Stanley Lovell

13 February 2014 | By Jon Yarker

Father and daugther Stanley and Penny Lovell have both carved out successful careers in financial services and it looks a third generation is just waiting to carry on the family tradition.

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MGM Advantage's Chris Evans on demutualising and hosting his own Big Breakfast

6 February 2014

It’s full steam ahead for MGM Advantage chief executive Chris Evans as head of a fully fledged life company

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MM leader: The huge costs of last week's big news

26 September 2013

Last week’s announcements likely to have a huge impact on the advice sector. 

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Tony Wickenden: Investment bonds deserve another look

26 September 2013

Investment bonds seem to have fallen out of favour since the RDR but for the right clients they still have their attractions.

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Apfa says FCA RDR concerns are 'teething problems'

25 July 2013 | By Natalie Holt

Trade body argues advisers have made a lot of RDR progress in a short space of time.

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Tenet's Martin Greenwood: IFAs and restricted advisers can peacefully co-exist

10 January 2014

Advisers are fed up with all the infighting and divisive comment around their choice of investment service.

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Banking Bill: How regulatory reform lacks accountability

11 December 2013 | By Samuel Dale

The Banking Reform Bill grew from 29 pages at the start to 189 pages when it left the House of Lords.

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