In the forth of a monthly series helping advisers prepare for the sunset clause, we look at mastering the comparison stage.
Despite recent industry improvements on staff incentives in a bid to reduce misselling, wider performance management techniques have been found to negatively influence the behaviour of frontline staff. The FCA has been clear in its stance that firms that offer staff incentives or use ‘pushy’ performance management techniques to drive sales are not operating in […]
Pensions minister Steve Webb may face an uphill battle to retain his seat in the Liberal Democrat stronghold of Thornbury & Yate after a Comres poll predicted support for the party in the South West is set to collapse. Webb was elected in 2010 with a majority of 14.8 per cent, and polls conducted by […]
Over 99 per cent of companies are small or medium-sized businesses, each employing up to 249 people. Some five million businesses, or 96 per cent of the total, was micro-businesses, employing up to nine people. The above statistics show advisers will be very busy this summer dealing with the “sweet spot” of auto-enrolment advice advice […]
Emerging market equities have rebounded following several years of underperformance on both an absolute and relative basis, yet most investors remain pessimistic and are significantly underweight the asset class. Read the full article here
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