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Trail blazing

I thought your editorial comment on Mr Fisher of Towry Law was inordinately polite and respectful. I would put it more like this – he is making extraordinary attempts to justify a completely untenable position which is, by his own admission, that they keep on taking money from clients and giving nothing back. And that the amount is £6m a year. And they cannot track it.

Then he attempts to justify his position by slagging off everybody else. Well, I have news for Mr Fisher. Some of us can and do track trail commission and some of us use it to deliver an ongoing service.

Some of us have even informed their clients that if we ever fall out or fail to deliver what we should, they can go to a new adviser and take their trail commission with them. Perhaps Towry Law’s clients should be informed of that option

Richard Bryant
Bryden Johnson


In the dark on prices

Last week’s article by Kira Nickerson, headlined Platform price war, was a compelling read which raised many valid points about future distribution trends and pricing in the platform industry. It also raised many questions. For me, one major concern emerges above all, namely, when presented with guided architecture, model portfolios or “solutions”, how will the […]


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