Keith Richards's worst-case scenario for financial advice would be for a number of firms to become "overly commercial" in areas such as defined benefit transfers and so lead consumers towards poor outcomes and potentially the advice profession into disrepute.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) chief executive is the first guest to appear in Professional Adviser's new 'Adviser Champions' series of video interviews, where figures from across the financial services...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
Steps already taken
Increasingly diverse sector
First of planned acquisitions
Feedback from first year