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Waldron joins Winterthur

Winterthur Life has appointed Ashley Waldron as a new sales consultant to build its adviser support services.
Waldron has over 15 years experience in the industry and joins from Perredon Financial Solutions where he was a financial planner.
He will be responsible for supporting a panel advisers in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
Winterthur Life director of distribution David Thompson says: Ashleys experience in adviser-based roles will help ensure Winterthur maintains its quality support services to our own independent advisers.
This support is particularly important for advisers with high-net worth clients, whose investment requirements are often more specific and demanding.


AITC to represent VCT industry

The Association of Investment Trust Companies (AITC) has become the representative trade body for the venture capital trust (VCT) industry from today (August 14th).Applications for membership to the group were received by 70 VCTs, equating to 78 per cent of the VCT sector by assets, and bring the group’s total member investment companies to 295.The […]

Value is the real issue

How disappointing but not surprising to see the Association of British Insurers drop its review on the payment of commission.

Fee courses from Aifa and IFP

Aifa and the Institute of Financial Planning are to hold a series of one-day courses designed to help advisers move to a fee-based model. The first of the courses, run with FP Advance, will take place on September 14 at the Mermaid Conference & Events Centre in London.

Advantage points

It is increasingly rare for there to be real innovation in our markets today, with replication the leading force. That is just one of the reasons to welcome Advantage’s new shared equity product – that is not what the firm calls it but that is what it does so that is what we will call it.


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