Author Archives: Mark Polson

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE WILL DO IT FOR HALF THE PRICE

Well, I’m not quite sure what to say. So I’ll just say a big thank you – to Steve for writing such a nice thing last week, and to the many of you who’ve sent condolences and messages. This industry […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE WON’T BE NEEDING THE BARBER

You always know when it’s spring because it starts snowing. This is the Universe’s way of having a little fun with you; one week it’s taps aff and paggers in the Meadows; the next the heating is back on and […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE WOULD MAKE A GREAT OMBUDSCAT

No, but we would, Hear us out, right? The thing is, this new report finds that FOS isn’t doing what it’s meant to do, which is provide fair dispute resolution at speed and without being too spendy about it. The […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MOBILE

Some confusion here at the lang cat’s Secondary Port Authority as everyone else marks their year of lockdown this week, whereas ours was last week. Maybe we’re just even more antisocial than everyone else. Whichever is the case, this is […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE COULD TAKE SUNAK IN A SQUARE GO, EASY

Yeah, OK so he’s got our entire economic future held in his Coke-addicted (as opposed to coke-addicted, let’s make that clear) hands, but has he got 500 words on MiFID II negative target market definition and disconnects in MI between […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE SAYS IT’S ALL IN THE MIND

Hello, hello, me again. Sorry for breaching your inboxes yesterday in an unexpected fashion and thanks to all who dropped a note to say you’d voted for Steve for Professional Adviser’s Personality of the Year. Double thanks to those of […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS SORRY YOU FEEL THAT WAY

Non-apologies are great, aren’t they? As a rhetorical device they’re hard to beat. At one stroke you can say you’ve apologised, and your interlocutor is left sputtering about how that wasn’t a proper apology, which in turn lets you come […]