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Martin Tilley: Who exactly will deliver the guidance guarantee?

26 January 2015

It is interesting to see the criteria required by the guidance-giving bodies.

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Keith Richards

Keith Richards: Industry must attract new blood post-RDR

26 January 2015

Advisers have responded better than predicted but the RDR continues to take a toll on numbers.

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The Platforum on Trustnet Direct: It’s all about the content

23 January 2015

This newbie is a refreshing addition to the direct platform landscape.

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How far will the public travel for pensions guidance?

23 January 2015 | By Tessa Norman

List of Citizens Advice bureaux offering guidance suggests the service may not be available to all as the Chancellor promised. 

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Tom Baigrie: Why I’m against protection auto-enrolment

23 January 2015

Are we so cowardly we have to go cap in hand to the bureaucracy to shift our product?

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Claire Trott: The key pension dilemmas ahead of April

20 January 2015

The countdown is on to the implementation of the new pension freedoms.

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David Coombs: My three big calls

19 January 2015

Rathbones’ David Coombs on the UK, US and alternative strategies.


Richard Buxton: Oil price 'Armageddon' will lead to progress

19 January 2015 | By Richard Buxton

At some stage, investors will move out of Armageddon mode and focus on the massive benefits that will accrue from a lower oil price.


Mark Barnett: Dividends' show of strength

19 January 2015

Delivering consistent dividend growth can underpin a company’s share price throughout times of wider market volatility.


Chris Hannant: Will Budget reforms boost retirement engagement?

19 January 2015

There will be reasons for both optimism and concern this year.

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Is George Osborne the luckiest Chancellor in history?

16 January 2015

Success in politics, as in life, can often owe as much to dumb luck as the merits of the protagonists involved.

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Richard Leeson: Getting it right on compliant EIS advice

13 January 2015

At first glance, enterprise investment schemes seem a nightmare for the small IFA.

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Carl Lamb: Life companies heading for a crisis

12 January 2015

It is only a matter of time until direct sales become the focus of misselling claims.

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Neil Woodford: The challenges ahead for UK and global equities

12 January 2015

Woodford’s first column in a regular series for Money Marketing.


Kim North: Post-RDR adviser numbers don't add up

9 January 2015

We are entering a new era of distribution.

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Danby Bloch: Getting it right on management information

8 January 2015

The introduction of adviser charging has changed the way important data should be collected.

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MM leader: Is guidance facing a pensioner bonds-style meltdown?

22 January 2015

Early concerns about the Government’s guidance service do not bode well for the nation’s would-be retirees.

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Nic Cicutti


Nic Cicutti: Never mind clients, how about the nightmare advisers?

22 January 2015

Following Neil Liversidge’s article on “nightmare clients”, could consumers come up with similar stereotypical descriptions of their advisers?

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Chris Gilchrist


Chris Gilchrist: A case of multi-asset deja vu

16 January 2015

Funds using old-fashioned asset allocation have been proved fallible.

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Alan Lakey


Alan Lakey: The simple truth about 'simple' products

28 November 2014

The simple products initiative is occupying the minds of those who really should know better.

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Ian Mckenna


Ian McKenna: Does Intelliflo overhaul mark the technology tipping point?

21 January 2015

Intelliflo appears to have cracked the issue of how to deliver digital relationships that complement traditional services.

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Rob Reid


Rob Reid: Are the days of contingent charging numbered?

23 January 2015

Time to turn our backs on the percentage of AUM charging model.

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Brian Tora


Brian Tora: ‘Tis the season to be cautious

3 December 2014

Markets tend to drift upwards towards the end of the year.

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Tony Wickenden


Tony Wickenden: Direct recovery of debts disclosed

21 January 2015

HMRC is deadly serious about getting tax it is owed as soon as possible.

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