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Phil Wickenden: Going technical in the protection market

A few weeks ago, I was bold/stupid enough to suggest that as an industry we can be too eager to dive into the technical nitty gritty and gloss over some of the simple but important bits – understanding the stuff people like and want, then delivering said stuff in a way that floats their boat. […]

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Six hundred advice firms adopt PFS DB transfer standard

More than 600 firms have signed up to the Personal Finance Society’s new standard aimed to improve defined benefit transfers since its launch last month. It consists of consumer guide for DB transfers that is meant to help consumers better understand what to expect from regulated financial advice. The guide defines an adviser code based […]

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Investment Association to include ETFs in sectors

Trade body the Investment Association will include exchange traded funds in its sectors. The ETFs will be placed within the existing IA sectors, which will enable comparison between open ended funds by dividing them into groups of similar funds based on factors such as asset class, investment strategy and geographical region. Investors and their advisers […]

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City banks continue to lead salary race

Major city banks remain at the top of the pecking order when it comes to salaries, but the likes of Facebook and other technology companies are also moving up the list. According to data from job search website Glassdoor, Credit Suisse topped the list of the UK’s highest-paying companies, with Deutsche Bank coming in third, […]