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Advisers scoff as FCA backtracks on IFA referrals

Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 10:38 | RDR

The regulator is finally discovering what goes on at the coalface of advisory firms and adapting accordingly, for the benefit of advisers and clients...

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    MAS chief Rookes 'clarifies' remarks about adviser ethics

    Money Advice Service (MAS) chief executive Caroline Rookes did "not intend" to put the ethics of financial advisers in question, the service said following a raft of criticism from the industry.

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    Expert suggests advisers split platform bill with client

    A platforms expert has suggested advisers share the cost of using platforms with clients.

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    Neil Woodford: Industry charging active fees for index performance

    Neil Woodford has criticised his own industry for charging customers too much and paying managers too high a price for tracker-style performance, in an interview with the BBC.

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‘An accident waiting to happen’: Why drawdown retirees need more than guidance

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Blog: ‘Put simply drawdown is not the right solution for everyone’

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Self-sufficient? Why adviser DFMs still need a helping hand

Highlights from Professional Adviser

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Cash is king... but shouldn't it also be managed?

Alistair Hewit, head of cash management at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management UK, explains the benefits of cash as an asset class.

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Five signs your stock is a 'value trap'

Andrew Lyddon, equity analyst at Schroders, explains how to spot a company that looks undervalued, but turns out to be cheap for good reason.

Events

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Cover Excellence Awards 2014

02 Oct 2014 - 02 Oct 2014

London, UK

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Cover Protection and Health Forum 2014

02 Oct 2014 - 02 Oct 2014

London, UK

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British New Homes Mortgage Senate

16 Oct 2014 - 16 Oct 2014

London, UK

Who picked up the gongs this year?

Protected Product Review Awards 2013

Who picked up the gongs this year?

Advisers and providers gathered at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 20 November to celebrate the ingenuity and the graft displayed in the protected product arena throughout the last 12 months. These awards are growing in popularity every year, and our congratulations go to the winners and highly commended.

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