Financial advisers have - so far - been successful in seeing off all competition in the market, despite the best attempts of direct sales forces, banks and regulation, says John Cowan.
In the eyes of the Sesame Bankhall Group executive chairman, that represents a particularly good result considering how the mortgage advice market is fairing in comparison. "If you take the advice community...
PARTNER INSIGHT: For many advisers, outsourcing to a multi-manager or discretionary fund manager makes sense, allowing them to focus on the adviser-client relationship
An added tier of asset management can of course deliver additional benefits for certain investors, writes Graham Bentley - just be sure you can justify it to the regulator and, especially, the client
The government is "in daily contact" with industry figures over the pensions dashboard as it prepares for the roll-out and its feasibility report, Guy Opperman has said.
Organisation led by Johnny Timpson
From 1 April 2019