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1. "Times change, but savings advice is still needed"

One of the most notable years for me was 1963. Jennifer and I had just bought our first house for the princely sum of £1,400, which back then seemed an awful lot of money.

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2. "Scottish Widows addresses FSCS funding issue"

As regular readers of this column will know, I have campaigned for more than two decades for the regulator to radically change how the FSCS is funded.

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3. "Three cheers for FAMR one year on"

Regulator released Financial Advice Market Review recommendations and updates on progress

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By Ken Davy
4. 'Platforms should contribute to FSCS levy' - Ken Davy

Ken Davy has called on platforms to contribute to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme's (FSCS) levy alongside advisers, in response to the regulator's consultation on the scheme's funding system.

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By Ken Davy
5. Davy: providers should pay lion's share of FSCS fees

Product providers should contribute most of the running costs of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Ken Davy has said.

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By Ken Davy
6. "To boldly go where no robot has gone before"

I am sure Star Trek would have flopped had it just been a bunch of robots exploring the galaxies; it needed great characters to bring it alive for its followers.

Tags: Ken Davy, robo-advice, FSCS
By Ken Davy
7. "Singing loudly over FSCS funding consultation"

In 1959, It’s Now or Never was a massive hit for Elvis Presley, selling more than 5m records and it is no exaggeration to say that it is now or never for you to have your say on how the FSCS is funded.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, FCA
By Ken Davy
8. "The thorny issue of picking a finance body name"

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote the immortal line: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  

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By Ken Davy
9. "FCA needs to find a fairer way to fund the FSCS"

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for financial advisers or is it just another train heading towards us?

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By Ken Davy

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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.

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Ken Davy: "Taking a weather check on pension freedoms"

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Ken Davy: Revised managers' regime will uncover 'reckless and criminal' firms

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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.

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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.

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