Clive Waller: More regulation is not better in the digital world

Regulatory issues around advice versus guidance and suitability create problems for digital platforms but digitalisation will march forward regardless. I have just finished Nassim Taleb’s new book Skin In The Game. He is hugely critical of regulators, financial advisers, life coaches… oh, and consultants. It’s the bit about regulators that fascinates – the fact that there […]

National IFA picks up corporate advice deal with recruitment group

National planning firm LEBC has partnered with the recruitment industry’s professional body to provide corporate pension advice to its members. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation has turned to LEBC for an exclusive partnership for support, as it says many members are still looking at the impact of auto-enrolment on their workforce. REC chief executive Neil Carberry […]

Fundsmith doubles funding target for new investment trust

Fundsmith is looking to increase the amount it raises when it floats its Smithson Investment Trust from £250m to £600m. The company, headed up by star manager Terry Smith, announced that it was aiming to raise £250m through the investment trust’s intial public offering last month. Inside Fundsmith’s new investment trust The company now says that […]

Brett Davidson: How to achieve your goals as an adviser

Do you have some big goals for yourself? If you do, great. But do you have the skills required to actually achieve them? If just doing more of the same is not guaranteed to get you to your goals, then read on. We have all heard the expression “life is a marathon, not a sprint”. […]


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