"I would like to congratulate the entire compliance team on the excellent service you have provided us. I have had cause to call your help desk many times during the last 2 weeks to help with our Compliance plan and stationary approval and on each occasion your staff have been very efficient."
Ken Davy: "Dump those bad apples and embrace SM&CR"
August 10, 2017
It only takes a few rotten apples to add some very big numbers to every good adviser’s FSCS bill, so anything that will help us rid our sector of them is to be welcomed.
Ken Davy: "Taking a weather check on pension freedoms"
August 02, 2017
BBC weatherman Michael Fish famously failed to forecast the hurricane in October 1987, which overnight destroyed 15m trees and turned the town of Sevenoaks into just one oak.
Ken Davy: Revised managers' regime will uncover 'reckless and criminal' firms
July 28, 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority’s extension of the senior managers’ regime will help weed out “reckless and criminal firms”, financial adviser support firm SimplyBiz Group says.
Ken Davy: "Good financial advice means more holiday cash"
July 26, 2017
As you prepare for a well-earned summer break, I urge you to reflect upon some detailed research by ILC-UK into the value of financial advice, which has revealed that even those consumers who are just getting by can be more than £40,000 better off if they receive advice.