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'Good active managers justify additional costs’

Stuart Cardozo explains his preference for active managers in uncertain times.

Adviser profile: Stuart Cardozo and Shane Gorman of SWC Independent

Stuart Cardozo has tackled recent regulatory changes at SWC Independent by hiring energy sector specialist Shane Gorman and shifting the firm’s focus to advising offshore oil workers

Adviser profile: John Hamilton-Hunt of Punter Southall Financial Management

John Hamilton-Hunt has presided over rapid expansion at Punter Southall Financial Management and is determined to prepare the firm for whatever the future holds

My asset allocation: Richard Stammers of European Wealth

The investment strategist has swapped most of his UK equity exposure for Asia and emerging markets

Adviser profile: Mark Insley of Ascot Wealth Management

Opening a South Africa office has been a gateway to new opportunities for Ascot Wealth Management. Never one to shy away from a challenge, managing director Mark Insley is looking to expand further.

Investing with the stars: 'Some people joke I joined the passive cult'

Drawing on her research into loss aversion and behavioural bias, Tamsin Caine explains why she prefers predictability over taking a punt.

My asset allocation: Mike Deverell of Equilibrium Asset Management

The investment manager is concerned about the risks of US monetary tightening

Investing with the stars: Carl Roberts' passive persuasion

Heavily influenced by the work of Carl Richards, RTS Financial Planning’s Carl Roberts avoids human error through index investing.

Adviser profile: Tamsin Caine of Smart Financial

After being invited to join Smart Financial, Tamsin Caine has fended off fractures in the firm and tackled work and life in equal measure.

Adviser profile: Carl Roberts of RTS Financial Planning

Carl Roberts says adopting a fixed-fee model and finding the right mixture of clients will be the catalyst for success at RTS Financial Planning.

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9 Comments Play Exclusive: pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving

Exclusive: pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving

Pensions minister Guy Opperman has said that the government is still committed to its manifesto pledge to help the self-employed save for retirement, but in the meantime has urged the self-employed to start pension saving.

23 Comments Play Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

After Standard Life's consolidator arm 1825 bought out his financial adviser, Steve Webb reveals his concerns about restricted advice and product recommendations.

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1 Comment Adviser profile: Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management

Adviser profile: Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management

Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management says cashflow modelling still marks new model firms out from the majority of UK advisers.