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FSA publishes PI insurance guide

The FSA has published a guide to getting professional indemnity insurance in a bid to give IFAs a greater insight into the PI market. The guide includes information on how IFAs can improve their systems and present their risk more effectively to insurers.

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Sandler and Myners have got it wrong

Ron Sandler has been beating up on IFAs and product providers again, abetted by former fund management boss Paul Myners. In evidence to the Treasury select comm-ittee, Myners suggested commission sales should carry a health warning while Sandler warned of misselling if the current state of affairs continues. Sandler has also attacked providers&#39 obsession with […]

Miles wide of the mark

Professor David Miles has sparked an angry response from mortgage brokers with his claim in his interim report late last year that brokers are fuelling the remortgaging boom and encouraging borrowers to spurn longer-term fixed deals. Miles claimed that advisers are churning mortgage business by guiding clients to remortgage to short-term fixed-rate deals every two […]

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If you are an IFA reading this article, I congratulate you on your survival skills. You have survived through a period in which there has been a systematic attempt to destroy your income base. You have been under severe pressure, both financially and mentally. Bearing in mind these factors, you would think that IFAs would […]

Is volatility dead? No, sell credit

There are several arguments that one could currently make for why credit markets look unattractive. These include signals that the US economy is in late cycle, the fact that corporate leverage has been increasing (with 2016 setting a record for the amount of global bond issuance), and that US high-yield default rates have risen considerably […]

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