Openwork is to leave Apfa after two years in the trade body. The network is leaving Apfa with immediate effect. Openwork chief executive Mark Duckworth will also step down from the Apfa board. In a statement, Duckworth says: “Our size, scale and status, offering both restricted and independent advice through the safety of an AR […]
Labour will reintroduce a tax dropped by Government to fund its plans to abolish the bedroom tax.
“The best thing to do would be to have someone shoot all these people and start again” Alan Steel Asset management chairman Alan Steel on diplomatic form when it comes to the FCA “He’s the kind of guy who would have tried to reason with the school bully and got punched in the face anyway” […]
Impartial, independent professional advice is not cheap and one of the often-discussed contributory factors in this cost is that of regulation. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme interim levy bills are a good example of regulatory costs pressures. Adviser firms have little choice but to find a, hopefully, palatable way to pass this on to the […]
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