Editor's View: Stepping things up ahead of the 31 July deadline

The editor's Friday Night Takeaway from 17 May

Hope Coumbe
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There has been a lot going on this week on the news front and as ever, I’ll take my lead from you all.

Our most read story was from the Professional Adviser Management Retreat, which took place on Wednesday and Thursday in Dorking. Speaking to delegates, Sesame Bankhall chief risk officer Sarah Batham explained the ins and outs of the Financial Conduct Authority's expectations around advisers' first annual Consumer Duty report. I don't want to alarm you, but it's due in ten weeks! Batham warned the report isn't a "once and done" scenario, encouraging advisers to continuously improve their outcomes for clients. Elsewhere, Jigsaw Tree managing director Chris Baigent-Reed spoke on building a...

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