Fiona Tait: The advice business outsourcing debate

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Fiona Tait: "Advisers perhaps more than most tend to subscribe to the ‘if you want something done well. Do it yourself approach', but with nine in 10 firms still employing five or fewer staff, according to official regulatory data, this simply isn't sustainable without outside help."
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Fiona Tait: "Advisers perhaps more than most tend to subscribe to the ‘if you want something done well. Do it yourself approach', but with nine in 10 firms still employing five or fewer staff, according to official regulatory data, this simply isn't sustainable without outside help."

Like many firms Intelligent Pensions has gradually outsourced more of its ancillary functions leaving it free to concentrate on the provision of advice but how can adviser firms be sure it is the right thing to do? Fiona Tait assesses the situation

Advisers perhaps more than most tend to subscribe to the ‘if you want something done well. Do it yourself approach', but with nine in 10 firms still employing five or fewer staff, according to official...

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