A brief history of independence

Since the original Financial Services Act 1985 invented the concept, the word ‘independent’ has become the watchword among financial advisers.

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Since the original Financial Services Act 1986 invented the concept, the word ‘independent' has become the watchword among financial advisers.

Many of whom so strongly identify with the label, that it has become almost a personal statement of professionalism. Post-RDR, advisers will be faced with a difficult choice. Many should conclude that...

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