Fiona Tait: Time to party like it's 1999 (or 2001 to be exact)

Party time

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Fiona Tait looks back at 'the good', 'the bad' and 'the jury's still out' developments in financial advice over the past 21 years

Professional Adviser has more reasons than most to party like its 1999, given its 21st birthday celebrations this month. Those of us who somehow appear to have been around for all that time despite being just over 21 ourselves (ahem) have certainly seen some changes during those years, some good and some bad. The good stuff There's a pretty good argument to put the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into either of the above categories, but as they were formed right at the start of Professional Adviser's period of influence, I am going to start with them. Throw bricks if you must, bu...

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