2018 was a tough year for the adviser platform sector as a whole but, asks Tom Ellis, amid the general suffering, are net-flow figures suggesting a shift in the balance of power among the most popular players?
Aviva recently published its net platform flows for 2018 and they did not make for pleasant reading - net business dropped from £6.2bn in 2017 to just £3.8bn in 2018. This was a year in which the business...
D2C growth particularly strong
On 15 December
Over next five years
2,000 advice firms to shift platform
Standard Life Aberdeen's financial advice business 1825 has made changes to its leadership team that will see joint-leaders take charge of its financial planning and advice teams.
Entered administration in February
Occupational pensions schemes will be required to direct savers to take guidance on pension withdrawals under new provisions to boost engagement.
40% increase year-on-year