'Inevitable' consolidator AFH will absorb platform costs

'Only question is the timescale'

Victoria McKeever
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Alan Hudson: "I suspect if you roll the clock forward five years, platform costs won’t be paid for by clients, they'll be paid by advisory businesses."
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Alan Hudson: "I suspect if you roll the clock forward five years, platform costs won’t be paid for by clients, they'll be paid by advisory businesses."

It is "inevitable" AFH will absorb platform costs, "the only question is the timescale over which that occurs", the firm's chief executive Alan Hudson has said.

Hudson (pictured) predicted the absorption of platform costs would occur across financial advice. He believed that as a natural result of industry consolidation, creating fewer but larger firms, pl...

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