Younger clients used to the immediacy of the modern world fail to understand wealth is created over decades. I deal with a different demographic to most advisers in the UK. My firm’s average client age is substantially lower than that of the wider industry, at mid-30s. I work with two main subsets of clients as […]
Michael Klimes looks at what the FCA’s review of non-advised drawdown tells us about how consumers are faring
Sipp firm Carey Pensions has claimed it never supplied marketing material to unregulated introducers to promote its products, as its High Court case rumbles on this week. Carey Pensions chief executive Christine Hallett gave evidence in the third day of the case yesterday, in which lorry driver Russell Adams alleges Carey Pensions missold him a Sipp. Prosecution […]
The FCA has introduced new rules forcing fund managers to ensure their products provide value for the end investor. As part of its asset management market study, the FCA has published final policy changes today after consultation last year. It has decided to press ahead with new rules to strengthen regulation intended to make fund […]
Flexible benefits platforms are becoming increasingly popular, with 80% of employers with more than 100 employees offering some form of flexible benefits scheme, compared with just 11% a decade ago. However, global mobility of employees is on the rise, with nearly 57 million expats predicted by 2017, which can add further complexity to your picture.
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