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Latest News - Phil Young

Phil Young: trust me, clients love cashflow plans

Phil Young's cashflow plan allows him to set an achievable goal, and is much more interesting than a suitability report.

Phil Young: Four regulatory changes IFAs should be up to speed with

Take note of these four impeding regulations or risk falling behind says Zero Support managing partner Phil Young.

Phil Young: don't describe DB transfer short cuts as 'outsourcing'

Caught between client and another party, advisers must ensure they make it completely clear they are acting only as introducers rather than attempting to pass on their responsibility.

What Caerus means to Intrinsic and Old Mutual Wealth

Old Mutual's valuation of Caerus will reveal what is behind its acquisition.

Commission changes muddy the waters of adviser acquisitions

The technicalities surrounding the acquisition of client banks are more confusing than ever following changes in adviser commission and the legalities of passing clients over to new firms

Phil Young: Pro bono work can get your career off to a flying start

Voluntary pro bono work is of social value, good PR, and helps young advisers rack up CPD.

Five reasons employers should give a monkey’s about auto-enrolment

UK firms need a punchier message to drive home the benefits as well as the consequences of non-compliance.

The claim game: how complaints firms are targeting IFAs

Some claims management firms looking for revenue to replace PPI business, which has tailed off, are targeting advisers – and courting IFAs to pick up compensated clients, writes Phil Young of Threesixty.

Provider payments: FCA rules set to spark acquisition push

The regulator’s strict approach to inducements could result in the financial services landscape being transformed by providers acquiring networks and support services firms, writes Phil Young of Threesixty Services.

FSA is right on platform unbundling but needs to do more

The FSA's move to unbundle charging systems will improve transparency but the regulator needs to act to prevent fund managers creating even more confusion over costs, says Phil Young of Threesixty.

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1 Comment Play Mark Barnett exclusive part 2: why I'm not buying Lloyds

Mark Barnett exclusive part 2: why I'm not buying Lloyds

In the second part of our exclusive video interview, Barnett explains why he has no intention of buying Lloyds, and where he sees the greatest income opportunities.

Play Mark Barnett goes back to basics after 'frustrating' run

Mark Barnett goes back to basics after 'frustrating' run

Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income manager says he has re-examined some of his major holdings after heavy share price falls.

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Adviser Profile: Keith Churchouse of Chapters Financial

Adviser Profile: Keith Churchouse of Chapters Financial

Keith Churchouse already has reason for Christmas cheer as Chapters Financial continues to grow at an impressive rate. He now wants his revamped robo-advice proposition to deliver the gift of advice to the masses