Octopus Money: Why a Seccl-backed platform integration is for us

'Technology and compliance acts as an anchor in the industry'

Sahar Nazir
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Technology is an obstacle for financial advisers who are aiming for better client outcomes, according to Octopus Money chief executive Ruth Handcock.

Handcock told Professional Adviser that the firm is looking to solve that problem with its recent migration into investment platform Seccl's OpenMoney. "I want to find a way for Octopus to help the financial services industry in a broader way," she said. Handcock noted that the aim of the industry is to have better client outcomes but what is stopping them is the integration of technology. Seccl offers white-label platforms for IFAs and consolidators and serves a mixture of large businesses with more than £500m in assets. Handcock says Octopus Money can do more for advisers, whi...

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