New Scottish Widows Platform launched by Embark after 2021 deal

Advisers to benefit from new client management and advice tools

Sahar Nazir
clock • 1 min read

Embark has launched the Scottish Widows platform as part of the full consolidation of its adviser offerings under the brand.

The business - which was acquired by Scottish Widows' parent Lloyds Banking Group in 2021 - said the platform has already undergone upgrades prior to its rebranding, and additional improvements are scheduled for later this year. The upcoming updates will focus on payment functionality, charging capability, and introducing new investment solutions. The platform launch comes just 18 months after the acquisition and is part of Lloyds' £150m investment in the platform and its underlying technology in a bid to improve Scottish Widows' work with advisers. Advisers are expected to benefit...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser for free

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join

 

Already a Professional Adviser member?

Login

More on Your profession

7IM platform upgrade adds flexible fee structure

7IM platform upgrade adds flexible fee structure

Upgrade said to open up advice to ‘new cohort’

Sahar Nazir
clock 23 July 2024 • 2 min read
M&G Wealth Investments signs up to Mabel Insights MPS comparison site

M&G Wealth Investments signs up to Mabel Insights MPS comparison site

Mabel Insights reveals M&G Wealth Investments as its latest DFM partner

Sahar Nazir
clock 23 July 2024 • 1 min read
PA Awards 2025: Nominations for all categories now open!

PA Awards 2025: Nominations for all categories now open!

Our 20th anniversary awards will be held in London next March

Professional Adviser
clock 23 July 2024 • 2 min read