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Adviser KnowHow: How to go on holiday without worrying about work
Advisers can end up working all year without a break or emailing from the beach. In this episode we hear how you can take time to switch off while making sure your business stays switched on.
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#adviserweek: Independent inaccuracies and platform pricing
Natalie Fast finds disgruntled advisers tweeting about the Financial Conduct Authority's confused definitions of independent and restricted advice following the regulator’s findings that some firms were wrongly describing their services.
#adviserweek: Wheatley criticised over ‘dealing bias’ comments
Natalie Fast finds advisers angry over Martin Wheatley's comments about percentage-based charges leading to a 'dealing bias'. There was also plenty of criticism of the National Employment Savings Trust after it revealed it had fallen victim to a £1.4 million fraud.
Adviser Insight Top Test: Simon Whitney of Montpellier Asset Management
Simon Whitney, managing director of Montpellier Asset Management, tells us what excites him about being an IFA.
#adviserweek: Carney keeps cool as weather heats up
Natalie Fast dives bravely into the Twittersphere to find advisers debating the latest inflation figures, the impact of new governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney and of course the weather.
#adviserweek: IFAs cheer lower FCA bills
Natalie Fast gets knee deep in Twitter where she finds advisers pleased about lower bills from the Financial Conduct Authority and even more pleased (if that’s possible) about Andy Murray's Wimbledon win.
Adviser KnowHow: How to cope when a key person leaves your firm
Having an adviser leave a firm can potentially have devastating consequences. So how can you mitigate against worst case scenarios, such as a former employee taking all of their clients with them? This latest episode features Anthony Harding of Harding and Partners.