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Money Marketing launches RDR roadshows

Money Marketing is hosting a series of roadshows across the country to help advisers getting to grips with the retail distribution review.

The Money Marketing RDR Invitationals will bring together some of the UK’s leading industry experts, advisers and providers to discuss how the FSA’s latest messages about the RDR will impact IFAs and their clients.

Key issues facing adviser firms will be top of the agenda including debate about what a successful post-RDR business will look like and how the industry can widen access to advice?

Dates for the events are as follows:

London: Grocers Hall, 21 April 2010

Bristol: Aztec Hotel and Spa, 22 April 2010

Harrogate: Rudding Park, 27 April 2010

Birmingham: National Motorcycle Museum, 28 April 2010

To book a place contact Louisa Hooper on 020 7943 8133 or email

Anyone looking to submit a question to our speakers before the event should email

For more information, including the full line-ups of each event, see

Speakers at one or more of the events will include:

Andrew Strange policy director Aifa

Simon Chamberlain chief executive Succession Advisory Services

Dennis Hall managing director Yellowtail Financial Planning

Nick Bamford chief executive Informed Choice  

Carole Nicholls principal Nicholls Stevens

Chris Gilchrist director Churchill Investments

Ken Davy chairman SimplyBiz

David Ingram partner threesixty

Yvonne Goodwin director Yvonne Goodwin Wealth Management

Stephen Young chief operating officer Sesame Bankhall

Ian Smith directot Central Financial Planning

Geoffrey Clarkson executive director Tenet

Hugo Thorman managing director Ascentric

Maggie Craig director of life and savings Association of British Insurers

Danny Wynn RDR and commercial director savings Legal and General

Russell Warwick distribution strategy director Prudential

John Deane chief executive Scottish Life

Steve Sands head of platform sales Standard Life

Malcolm Murray head of sales and marketing Transact


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There are 7 comments at the moment, we would love to hear your opinion too.

  1. Looks like there’s life north of Watford but Hadrian’s wall still stands…

  2. Hah!! I’m told London is already full and with a waiting list over 20 … so perhaps there’s a good case for doing something in the northern (and western) reaches of the empire …

  3. Fraser Brydon - IFA 9th April 2010 at 10:39 am

    Appears RDR does not affect any of us north of the border, i’ll be sure an mention this to any representative of the promoting compnaies when they want business, sorry chaps i’m fed paying the same as you and not getting a fair slice of the cake…..

  4. Is it just me or is there some kind of bias towards brokers in the south of Egland. This smacks of discrimination and reminds me of the appalling apartheid that existed in South Africa. This is clearly much more than a black and white issue and I agree with Fraser. I pay my subs so why can’t I be treated in the same way? Instead I’m left to feel like a prostitute trying to get business – in fact I may start walking the streets.

  5. I see my comments are not worthy of being printed. Disgusting.

  6. I would be prepared to travel to either Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen. If they came to Scotland.
    Book me in when the venue is arranged. AB

  7. I see there is no speaker listed from the FSA. Is this a health and safety measure?

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