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Ascentric migrating clients to new platform this weekend

After years of delays and a higher than expected project spend, the Ascentric platform is due to begin a 'phased launch' of its new Bravura solution on Monday.

Citywire South West Retreat: pictures from Day 1

A selection of pictures from our annual South West event at Marriott St Pierre, Chepstow, on what turned out to be the hottest April day in 70 years.

SJP’s ex-Premier League adviser: why footballers are vulnerable clients

Footballers seem to be constantly in the news about their finances with the majority of the headlines negative. So why does this happen? Step forward Ryan France, former Hull City winger turned St James's Place adviser, to reveal all.

Adviser workshop: how to select sustainable funds

In the lead up to Earth Day on Sunday 22 April, we look at sustainable funds and ask how advisers should select them.

Pound slumps as Carney casts doubt on May hike

Pound continues decline as Bank of England governor Mark Carney suggests interest rate rise in May is not a foregone conclusion.

John McDonnell: I will not be a 'raving extremist'

Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has promised he has no tricks up my sleeve’ in a speech addressing his relationship with the City

Barclays chief faces fine for bid to uncover whistleblower

Barlcays chief executive Jes Staley faces a fine from the FCA and PRA for trying to uncover the identity of an anonymous whistleblower

Osborne's 11: the top multi-asset funds since the pension freedoms

How have people's investments been performing since the beginning of the pension freedoms? In this gallery, we take a glimpse at the top performing multi-asset funds over the last three years.

Friday Papers: BoE might not hike rates next month

And Shire rejects £42.4 billion Takeda offer as Allergan, which had showed interest in the Irish drugmaker, rules itself out.

Overnight Markets: Consumer staples, tech stocks weigh on Wall Street

Financials and energy shares were the only industry groups closing in the green.

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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.

Play Three years of freedoms: 'we had 150 days to reinvent pensions'

Three years of freedoms: 'we had 150 days to reinvent pensions'

In this exclusive video, we take a look at how the retirement industry prepared for the start of the pension freedoms on the 6 April 2015.

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Adviser profile: Stuart Cardozo and Shane Gorman of SWC Independent

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