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        A legal firm, which recently launched as part of the St James's Place (SJP) network, has bought two financial services firms, fueling its plans to reach £500m of assets under management (AUM) in five years.

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        Mark Loosmore on the RDR: Demonstrating value 18 months on

        With transparency at the forefront, an increasing need to demonstrate value to clients, and charging rules changing, technology has never been more central to advisers' work, says IRESS executive general manager (wealth) Mark Loosmore.

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        APFA: More small firms could disappear as advisers lack confidence in business models

        The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) has warned the industry could yet lose more small firms as advisers say they are lacking confidence in their business models.

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      True Potential profits soar 47% as jump in adviser numbers pays dividends

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      IFAonline | 03 Oct 2013 | 12:37
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      Retirement Planner | 18 Sep 2013 | 10:06
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      LTC: Is financial advice falling by the wayside?

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