Phil Wickenden: The client has to be placed at the centre of the story

We asked consumers approaching retirement how important a whole host of things were when thinking about planning income – from access to capital to preservation of funds, flexible income levels to cast iron guarantees. Do you know what people valued most? Being actively involved. This got me thinking about client engagement, where there is a […]


Foster Denovo poaches ex-Towry M&A head to drive deals

National advice firm Foster Denovo has poached former Towry M&A head Henna Fry to lead its acquisition strategy. Fry played a leading role in the sale of Towry to Tilney Bestinvest before leaving her role in 2016 to become an independent consultant. She will take on the newly created role of head of corporate development […]


Pete Matthew: Delegate before you drown

Advisers don’t need to drown in work that someone else will be better suited to doing. Twice last year, once in May and once more in late October, I found myself at the end of my tether. I’d had enough. I wanted to jack it all in, and I certainly didn’t want to be an […]

Harris Associates' view on the UK’s vote to leave the EU

By David Herro, Partner, Deputy Chairman, Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer of International Equity at Harris Associates Britain’s vote to exit the European Union has led to significant uncertainty across global markets. We believe market impact of this uncertainty, though severe, is more of a shorter-term phenomenon which will provide an opportunity for long-term […]


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