Regulator has concerns about competition in sector
Listed mortgage adviser network the Mortgage Advice Bureau has bought a 23% stake in online conveyancing firm Sort to enhance its distribution channels.
Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG) has reconfigured its management team following a strategic review that led to the demise of its investment advice network earlier in the year.
Adviser network Tenet is offering its members licences to self-approve drawdown advice in a bid to speed up its processes ahead of the incoming pension reforms.
Two financial services firms have teamed up with property surveyors to fuel their growth strategies and benefit from new revenue streams in the UK housing market.
Mortgage adviser network Personal Touch Financial Services (PTFS) has supported the launch of eKeeper's life assurance quotes service AssuranceKeeper.
The investment arm of restricted network Openwork has launched seven new funds which the business hopes will attract £150m worth of inflows in the first year.
Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG) managing director Nick Kelly has left the business in a major reshuffle.
Tenet Group has made a number of changes to its board, with current chairman Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts leaving and Martin Greenwood taking up the position of executive chairman.
Martin Greenwood, the interim CEO of Tenet Group, has hit out at the company's rivals for behind-the-scenes criticism of the network.
Openwork has produced a protection quote application for Apple mobile devices.
Sesame Bankhall Group chief executive George Higginson has warned the advisory community it risks having further unwanted reforms thrust upon it if it does not better represent itself.
Sesame will make a restricted proposition available to members from the middle of next year, built around its own platform and newly-created investment management arm.
Sesame Bankhall Group has promoted George Higginson from chief operating officer to chief executive officer, subject to approval by the Financial Services Authority.
Openwork is hosting a series of protection, general insurance and mortgage road shows across the UK.
Openwork recorded a pre-tax loss of £8.5m in 2010, on top of a £5.6m loss during the previous year.
Paradigm has kicked off a revamp of its protection offering by adding Bupa Individual Protection's proposition to its Elite protection panel.
Protection products will be ‘pivotal' to adviser firms' future prosperity, according to Sesame Bankhall.
Former Standard Life savings chief executive Geoff Towers will join Legal & General (L&G) as head of IFA sales for savings.
Tenet is stepping in to bail-out adviser firms that have been let down by "unsympathetic or unwilling" banks.
Openwork is set to unveil changes and enhancements to its provider proposition in a series of nationwide adviser road shows.
Mint Financial Services CEO, Paul Gaines, is to leave the firm next year.
Fortis Life UK has launched a new partnership with adviser network Sesame.
Clive Norman, an independent mortgage adviser at Sovereign Financial Planning in Eastbourne, is calling for the industry to support a petition posted on the No 10 Downing Street website demanding the Government intervenes to outlaw dual-pricing.