Recent policy recommendations appear to have missed the fact it takes hard work and rigorous testing to turn a vision into something useful Wilbur and Orville Wright knew more about good ideas than most. The duo, more commonly referred to as ‘the Wright brothers’, were successful in building and flying the first airplane on […]
Inappropriate comments on social media reflect badly on the advice profession as a whole, not only the individuals who make them. Having served as chairman of the Society of Financial Advisers and later as Personal Finance Society president, followed by various other posts in the Chartered Insurance Institute, I have attended many functions over the […]
All good things come to an end, but it is unlikely we will see a recession return any time soon After the unreal calm of 2017, we have seen a pronounced increase in equity market volatility so far this year. Markets are trading at levels similar to those seen at the start of 2018, but […]
The onus on firms to meet the FCA’s increasing expectation should not be underestimated Effective systems and controls are crucial for advice firms in managing risk and delivering good client outcomes. It is an area the regulator is continually looking for firms to strengthen, through changes such as Mifid II. Indeed, the onus on firms […]
Paul Casson, manager of the Artemis Pan-European Absolute Return Fund, explains why he likes Irish housebuilders but is shorting banks – and how one Spanish TV company is going against media trends. Click here to read more
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