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Advisers should tailor their ongoing services to their clients and don't need to see all of them annually to satisfy an unwritten rule about treating active customers fairly, Prudential head of business consultancy Paul Harrison has said.
Most advisers are confident their business will be prepared for the upcoming switch-off of fund-based trail commission, according to a poll which contradicts other research conducted on firms' readiness.
A quality kitemark for financial advisers could soon be back on the table as charity Fairlife prepares new proposals.
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Professional adviser body the Personal Finance Society (PFS) has called for the introduction of a product levy to help reduce the regulatory cost for advisers.
Preparing for the sunset clause is both urgent and important
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The danger of consumers falling into non-regulated financial advice is increasing and the government must act to increase protection for pensions freedom savers, the Personal Finance Society has said.
A surge in demand post-RDR makes for positive headlines, but it also masks a bigger problem
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An advice firm consolidator is requiring all of its advisers to attain Chartered status, requiring Level 6 qualifications - two grades above the minimum.
Selling up doesn’t have to be the end of your advice career
Where have all the good guys gone?
Restricted advice group Towry is evaluating its house view on structured products and investment trusts following its acquisition of national IFA Ashcourt Rowan, in a move which could see the combined business registered as independent.
Lighthouse Group returned to profit last year with pre-tax gains of £600,000 compared to a £1.6m loss in the previous 12 months, latest results show.
Adviser firm consolidator Attivo Group has acquired Reading-based IFA Sanderson Financial Consulting for an undisclosed sum - the first of what it hopes will be 12 purchases in 2015.
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Ex-Treasury minister Mark Hoban is to quit parliament from May.
Simplified advice and commission
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