Big budgets and even bigger pay packets meant the MAS was in trouble from day one but while MPs are granting it ‘a stay of execution’, advisers are less forgiving.
Last week Citywire teamed up with BNP Paribas to offer APECI, a French trade body for financial advisers, an insight into the impact of the retail distribution review and what it has meant for IFAs in the UK.
If an experienced fund management group was surprised by what it found in the Arch Cru funds, is it right that the burden of responsibility for their mis-selling is being laid predominantly at the feet of advisers?
I like the feeling that I am putting together a recommendation that will make a difference to a client, says paraplanner Katie Trendell.
Advisers are using film, radio and podcasts in the IFP’s Financial Planning Week, as well as throwing open their doors to the public and offering free advice.
Click through the gallery to see what makes Clay Rogers and its managing director Mark Rogers tick.
Joss Harwood opens the doors at Eldon Financial Planning.
Positive work in the community is common across the financial advice profession with IFAs running, climbing, cycling and swimming for good causes, but it is also possible to do some good without leaving the office, if you are prepared to work for free.
Melissa Hall is working towards chartered financial planner status.
Director Helen West shares the facts and figures behind West Financial Management.