Is it in the best interests of clients when independent adviser firms sell out to restricted consolidators? Stephen Kavanagh outlines his concerns
It is very interesting to see consolidator firms such as Standard Life 1825 and Succession buying small IFA firms. I cannot, however, help but be concerned about adviser firms moving away from independence...
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