Helping to fill advice gap
Acquisition comes after pension freedom shake-up
Provider brands retirement income offering IncomeSelect
Origo is to establish a nationwide register of pension assets to help the 'pension dashboard' concept develop.
Generalist advisers will be put under pressure by cheap automated alternatives as consumers increasingly question the value of advice, online adviser Wealth Horizon has said.
Why resistance is futile
Columbia Threadneedle has launched a mobile and tablet app financial advisers can use to access the fund manager's products, based on what their clients may need in retirement.
Everything advisers should know about Google's mobile website ranking rethink
Professional Adviser's Armchair Critic takes a look at the Pension Wise website, and can't quite believe what he is (and isn't) reading...
Intelliflo has added FE Analytics to its Intelligent Office business management system.
Technology provider Intelliflo has unveiled a new chief executive as current incumbent and company founder Nick Eatock becomes executive chairman.
Whether you're a social media star or Luddite, Fiona Murphy outlines the latest FCA rules on making sure your communications do not breach the regulator's new rules.
The changes to pension provision announced in the Budget are far reaching. But in order to access a fragmented pensions market, advisers need to give equal importance to the underlying solution, as well as the method of delivery according to Harry Kerr....
Our technology expert takes a look at the provider's D2C guided architecture platform...
Restricted network Openwork has appointed a new outsourced service provider for its corporate clients' auto-enrolment requirements.
Aegon has launched a non-advised digital service to help people better prepare for retirement by seeing the need for regular savings.
Chris Read looks at changes in the disclosure landscape in the run-up to RDR with a focus on adviser charging, and asks the question: Is this all moving fast enough to get systems in place to automate these changes?
Some of provider Scottish Widows pension customers have been affected after a technical glitch hit its investment rebalancing system.
More than a decade ago, Bluefin Wealth Management led the way in doing business by using platforms. With technology developing at breakneck speed today, Julie Lord tells Helen Morrissey there is no better time to put them to use in everyday business practice...
Richard Ross discusses the role technology can play in increasing take up of the open market option
How do you see the platform market evolving in the UK? Can you see platforms becoming a vital part of how advisers do business?
Each month, we ask our industry to answer one big question!
Alastair Conway goes through the issues advisers should consider when looking to integrate a platform into their business model
As advisers get to grips with the platform market it will bring real benefits to how they do business. Helen Morrissey reports