CISI-IFP merger is 'biggest opportunity'
Advisers voice their uncensored views on the advice gap
EQ Investors, the high-end investment adviser led by Bestinvest founder John Spiers, has revealed it will launch a simplified advice service at the end of the month.
Client segmentation in the digital age
Rathbones bought out Vision Group
Lindley Group offloads SSAS admin operation
Adviser network Intrinsic and its parent company Old Mutual Wealth (OMW) are to launch a national advice business aimed at the "underserved segments" of the market.
Hargreaves Lansdown moves to restricted advice model
What happens when you follow the investment rabbit down the internet hole?
The Financial Ombudsman Service needs to be reformed if robo-advice is to stand a chance of flourishing in the UK, a technology expert has told the regulator.
Hargreaves Lansdown is to drop the independent status of its financial advisers in favour of going restricted, and is overhauling its charging structure.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has sent out 4,600 letters to firms asking them how much it would cost them to implement European legislation the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II).
Five things the Financial Advice Market Review could change
IFA PQR Financial Planning has launched a pension transfer advice service for clients of advisers who are reluctant or unable to carry out the business.
Five things paraplanners want from advisers
Nutmeg is seeking a "resourceful and forward thinking" financial adviser to lead its expansion into regulated advice.
An expat adviser a couple met when they retired to Spain has trapped their £380,000 pension pot in a collection of high risk problem-laden unregulated investments, leaving them in danger of losing everything.
Adviser network Personal Touch Financial Services is requiring advisers who want to give retirement advice post pensions freedom to attain a new retirement-specific top-up exam.
Investment giant BlackRock has acquired US robo-advice business FutureAdvisor, through which it plans to reach out to the "mass affluent".
Portfolios will invest in a number of collectives
Investment and advice group Tilney Bestinvest has bought financial planning firm Webb Holton & Associates, fueling its countrywide expansion drive.
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has warned it will demand compensation awards from businesses for non-financial errors if they are deemed to have failed vulnerable clients by "rigidly applying rules".
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned another former director of one of the main distributors of troubled investment Harlequin Property, fining him £165,900 for failings linked to pension advice.
This advice review could be the open door the regulator is looking for...