SJP's succession: Five priorities for the next chief executive

Advice giant has employed head hunters to search for a new leader

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It's not every day the UK's largest advice firm starts chatting about a new leader, Justin Cash writes… Despite the fact he has been in the post five years already, and at the firm for three decades, the news that St James's Place (SJP) was speaking to head hunters about life after chief executive Andrew Croft has raised eyebrows. Croft is every inch the company man. He will no doubt be a tough act to follow; under his watch, rumours of SJP's demise, it turns out, were greatly exaggerated. Yet the path ahead for his successor will be far from straightforward. Here are five key thin...

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