View more on these topics

Sesame unveils multi-tie

Sesame announces its multi-tie panel of five providers today as Axa, Prudential, Norwich Union, Standard Life and Legal & General.

FSA authorisation is still being sought, with contracts being signed late last night.

The network of 8,150 members unveils Sesame Select saying it will appeal to a new generation of consumers seeking simpler advice from IFAs.

Sesame says the new service will complement its existing offering IFAs a more profitable business proposition.

Sesame commercial director Charles Bryant says: “As the market fragments and new advice styles emerge, Sesame’s breadth of offerings provides advisers with the best range of choices to help structure their business in the depolarised world.

This will become increasingly important in differentiating Sesame, particularly as more advisers seek to take
advantage of the new regime by reviewing their client base and offering a mix of advice solutions for their clients.”


Asset to his committee?

I cannot believe that anyone in the financial services sector would consider it good news that John McFall is to continue as chairman of the Treasury select committee. If his knowledge of financial services is evidenced by the question he asked at the recent Fabian Society meeting on the subject of the Politics of Pensions […]

A matter of principles

IFS head of faculty financial regulation Mark Roberts on why firms must be completely familiar with the principles guiding the TCF initiative and how they can interpret and adapt them to their own businessesHow can you treat a customer fairly if there is no laid-down definition of what treating customers fairly actually means? This has […]

Commission chaos

Lies, damn lies and commission equivalent. It’s the information age. Everybody has access to more information: more is good, even more is better. Unless, of course, it’s misleading information.

Thinc Destini wants 300 more advisers

Thinc Destini is starting an aggressive recruitment drive for nearly 300 more advisers now that the FSA has given the merger the go-ahead. The combined group had around 650 advisers at mer- ger on July 11 and is aiming to take up to 14 advisers a month over the next two years. Just a day […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm