View more on these topics

EY’s Malcolm Kerr joins consolidator

Malcolm_Kerr_EY

EY senior adviser and Money Marketing columnist Malcolm Kerr has joined the board of Fairstone Group as a non-executive director.

Kerr was previously an executive director at the consultancy firm after spending five years at KPMG as director.

Previously, Kerr held senior roles at firms such as Canada Life, MetLife and Albany International.

Fairstone chairman David Hickey says: “I am delighted that Malcolm has joined the Fairstone board. His arrival reinforces the continuing ambition of the group to be among the major providers of retail financial advice.

“I have known Malcolm for many years and always found his strategic insight into the IFA industry to be particularly accurate and well-informed.

“As Fairstone continues to develop, I believe his contribution will be extremely valuable, and my colleagues and I look forward to working closely with him in the years to come.”

Recommended

Chamberlain-Simon-Succession-2013-700.png

Succession acquires female advice firm Independent Women

Succession has acquired IFA Independent Women, a firm dedicated to providing financial advice for women, for an undisclosed sum Managing director Lesley Mackintosh will stay at the business, which she founded in 1997. Independent Women’s specialist advice will be available throughout Succession Group’s regional network of client-servicing hubs. As well as savings, investment and retirement […]

2

Changing hands: Are clients losing out from adviser consolidation?

The FCA has fired a “warning shot” over advice firm acquisitions in a new report that has found issues with suitability and client communication. Money Marketing first revealed in December 2015 the FCA had asked consolidators to provide information on how they treat clients gained through acquisitions, and if those investors were automatically shifted into […]

Budget summary – March 2016

This week’s Budget looked as if it would be a difficult one for the Chancellor, with disappointing economic numbers and the need to avoid ruffling feathers ahead of June’s in/out referendum. Nevertheless, Mr Osborne did spring a few surprises, including some tax reductions. So how does this budget affect you? If you are – or […]

Industry under fire over pension freedoms

By Jamie Clark, Business Development Manager, Royal London Recent articles in the media have raised concerns about the new pension freedoms. One perceived problem is that across the industry, trustees and providers are not necessarily allowing people to take full advantage of the pension freedoms in situ. This is backed up by a recent survey by […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com