IFA Newell Palmer is growing through acquisition but group managing director Philip Stepp will not retain the staff of acquired firms. When Newell Palmer group managing director Philip Stepp founded the Midlands-based IFA 25 years ago, he had big ideas. Rather than create a lifestyle business and keep it small, Stepp was determined to grow […]
Five years on from the RDR, and the independent vs restricted debate still holds an exalted position in the market. Significant swathes remain fiercely evangelical in their belief that independence is a pipe dream, or that restricted is a recipe for disgraceful shoehorning. Many of these people are unmoved by the dearth of conclusive evidence […]
Sara Docherty – Senior Marketing Consultant 1 in 4*. You’ve probably heard the stat – the number of people in the UK who’ll experience a mental health problem at any one time. That could be your friend, your partner, your colleague… you? But can you honestly say a quarter of the people you know are struggling […]
Last week, the FCA took the next step in improving competition in the asset management industry. We have made new rules and are now consulting on further proposals. Our asset management market study has been one of the most comprehensive competition investigations the FCA has yet done. These reforms contribute to an already high volume […]
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