Scott Gallacher: The benefits of growing your client bank

I am often surprised by other advisers that tell me they do not need to take on new clients. They feel they already have enough, so they do not undertake any advertising or marketing. Some do not even have a website. I am the first to accept an established adviser with a mature client bank […]


FCA spends £1.8m on innovative firms project

The FCA has spent more than £1.8m on a programme designed to bring new and innovative businesses into the financial services market. Since it launched in October 2014, “Project Innovate” has cost the regulator £1,853,840, a Freedom of Information Act request has revealed. Project Innovate houses the FCA’s newly created Advice Unit, which works with firms looking […]

Mark Page: why my biggest overweight stock is a discount Spanish retailer

Artemis European Opportunities Fund manager Mark Page is questioned about the merits of investing in Spanish supermarket group, Dia. Dia is a 7,000-store Spanish discount supermarket chain. But with cheaper food prices coming on to the market and an improving Spanish economy, journalist Alexis Xydias questions Mark about its inclusion in the Artemis European Opportunities […]


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