Lucy Brown: Finding the right balance with protection flexibility

While providers should be applauded for innovation and flexibility, more choice can mean more complexity Innovation around the provision of protection products and processes has long been called for to enable us to appeal to a wider audience. With this in mind, it is great to see improvements in both critical illness and income protection […]


Standard Life Aberdeen outflows top £31bn as Gars continues to struggle

Standard Life Aberdeen has reported outflows of £31bn in its full year results, six months after the mega merger at the Scottish fund houses completed. In August 2017, Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management joined forces to become Standard Life Aberdeen, a giant global asset management powerhouse running £655bn assets. In its full year results, […]


SimplyBiz adds fourth DB transfer partner to panel

SimplyBiz has added a fourth partner to its defined benefit pension transfer referral panel. Peterborough-based Tuto joins Grove Pension Solutions, Pensionhelp and Creative Wealth Management on the panel. SimplyBiz compliance director Gary Kershaw says: “While talking to potential partners and then undergoing the due diligence process with Tuto, I felt comfortable that its approach to […]


Building the Tesla of the advice market

Advisers have an edge over the rest of the financial services industry when it comes to building trust Last month, PR firm Edelman published its annual survey of public trust. It found financial services is people’s least trusted industry. This is not very surprising. Indeed, it echoes research we commissioned from YouGov last year, which […]


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