Introducer firms have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late. With a shrinking advice sector and an ever-increasing demand for advice, Hannah Godfrey asks, are unregulated introducers more trouble than they're worth for the reputable adviser?
Latest data from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suggests there are 5,270 financial advice firms, and 25,952 advisers. Those who have been in the industry a while will know these numbers are...
The majority of financial advisers (85%) believe the number of self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers will continue to fall in the coming year, according to Dentons Pension Management research.
Short-term noise or something sinister?
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