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Bank advice: Who offers what?

As banks prepare to re-enter the financial advice market, Money Marketing looks at what services are actually on offer.

Bank advice gets personal

Editor’s note: Banks lack trust as they move from guidance to advice


Justin Cash, Editor of Money Marketing

Editor’s note: Banks lack trust as they move from guidance to advice

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from looking at bank advice for our cover story this week, it’s that finding out exactly what everyone is doing and when is a nightmare. Each high-street name has a unique lexicon for how it refers to its services, how it explains its charges and the nature of its […]

Jason Butler: The essential skill many advisers overlook

There is no doubt UK regulated advisers have become much more professional and capable. Salaries for qualified advice professionals range from £30,000 to £120,000, depending on location, experience and level of responsibility. Despite the widely-held belief young people are not joining the sector, my experience is that there are plenty pursuing a career in advice. Next Gen […]


Nick Bamford: Contingent charging scares off clients

I received a new enquiry by email this morning. It contained a statement from the sender as follows: “I have spoken to a number of advisers but I feel they are trying to sell me products rather than give me impartial advice. What I want is some proper advice for which I can pay a fee […]

Creating opportunity out of change

By Denise Wond, marketing manager The buy-to-let market has recently been the subject of a raft of tax changes, all of which make it a less profitable and less appealing proposition for investors. In response, we’ve seen a dip in demand for BTL mortgages and that’s bad news for many advisers who will now be looking […]


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