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Keeley Paddon: Pension scam cold-callers - we've got your number Keeley Paddon: Pension scam cold-callers - we've got your number

19 Jan 2017

For far too long, says Keeley Paddon, cold-callers and pension scams have been a blight on the pensions sector and it is good to see the authorities finally appear to be grasping the nettle

"Providers can help cull Mickey Mouse products" "Providers can help cull Mickey Mouse products"

18 Jan 2017 Ken Davy

When I picked up my recent copy of Financial Adviser, I thought I must have slept through a few months and woken up on 1 April.  

'A substantial step forward': How FSCS bills could fall by over 60% 'A substantial step forward': How FSCS bills could fall by over 60%

13 Jan 2017

Advisers could see their Financial Services Compensation Scheme contributions cut by as much as 66 per cent under options set out in the FCA’s consultation on overhauling the scheme’s funding.

Make your 'happy' new year come true in 2017 Make your 'happy' new year come true in 2017

12 Jan 2017 Ken Davy

Happy New Year? The question is, how happy and successful is 2017 really going to be for you?  

A day in the life of your client A day in the life of your client

06 Jan 2017 Richard Ardron

There are a lot of new companies coming to market looking to service your clients – most are getting it wrong, but they will disturb, so now is the time to look at how you could enhance what you currently offer.

SimplyBiz hosts second seasonal showcase SimplyBiz hosts second seasonal showcase

03 Jan 2017

SimplyBiz Mortgages has announced its second whole of market ‘Seasonal Showcase’ event will take place at the end of January 2017.

Tackling the crisis in adviser recruitment Tackling the crisis in adviser recruitment

28 Dec 2016 Tom Hegarty

For at least the past decade, there has been a growing awareness that the financial services sector is facing a seemingly unsolvable problem: there are fewer advisers joining the industry than there are leaving.

Liz Coyle: Social working? Liz Coyle: Social working?

22 Dec 2016 Liz Coyle

The regulator has confirmed it wants to see the market for social investment develop in a way that provides appropriate consumer protection. Liz Coyle takes a close look at what this could mean for advisers.

"Seismic events leave path unclear" "Seismic events leave path unclear"

15 Dec 2016 Ken Davy

Looking back to this time last year, we were all aware that, following David Cameron's somewhat surprising overall victory in the General Election, we would have a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, and that in the US they would be voting for a new president.

Simplybiz academy applies to provide apprenticeship support Simplybiz academy applies to provide apprenticeship support

09 Dec 2016

The New Model Business Academy has applied to be added to the register of apprenticeship training providers.

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The vulnerability issue

December 12, 2017

Vital as it is to demonstrate compliance with the regulations on protecting vulnerable clients, writes Gary Kershaw, the FCA's guidelines really only formalise the warning signs advisers should be adept at reading.

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"Trouble finding an apprentice? Here's why"

December 06, 2017

Last week, we were informed of another stumbling block on the government’s disaster-filled path towards putting a viable apprenticeship funding plan in place.  

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"Enthusiasm, courage and goals lead to success"

November 27, 2017

By the time I left school at the age of 15, with no qualifications, I had been called a few choice names by my teachers and received many predictions about where my future lay.

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Staffcare relaunches as Zest and introduces cutting-edge employee benefits technology

November 22, 2017

Staffcare, one of the leading pioneers of the employee benefits market, today announced that it is relaunching its business as Zest and, simultaneously, launching its new benefits technology platform.

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