Tag Archives: investment

TEN THINGS WE LEARNED FROM STATE OF THE ADVISER NATION 2018. NUMBER 7 WILL DRIVE YOU WILD!

So, it’s my second to last working day before paternity leave starts and I’m ticking off items on the to-do list faster than an [insert witty metaphor here that I’m too busy to think of]. Our second annual State of […]

YOU CALL THAT A PLATFORM RE-PRICE? AJ BELL YOUINVEST FLASHES ITS NEW CHARGES

It was only a few days ago that I turned to one of my colleagues (I can’t remember who it was. It doesn’t matter, it’s not that great an anecdote and there’s at least a 50% chance I’m making it […]

Indebted to technology

One of the housekeeping points I chatted through recently with @theactualpolson was the matter of company expenses. As much as I left my old job on good terms I had to relinquish my beloved old company credit card, so I […]

Life is harder now (in investment outsourcing, anyway)

Earlier this week the lang cat and CWC Research launched Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width, a new, in-depth study of the outsourced centralised investment proposition (CIP) marketplace. The report is made up of qualitative adviser and industry interviews […]

Life is harder now (in investment outsourcing, anyway)

Earlier this week the lang cat and CWC Research launched Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width, a new, in-depth study of the outsourced centralised investment proposition (CIP) marketplace. The report is made up of qualitative adviser and industry interviews […]

FG12/16 – left a bit…right a bit…no, as you were.

Selfishly, FSA have just published their Finalised Guidance paper FG12/16 on Centralised Investment Propositions and replacement business. I say selfishly, because I’ve been out all week and am trying to catch up with some stuff and instead I’ve had to […]

High Fidelity

Well, this is a turn-up for the books. Fidelity FundsNetwork (the SPECTRE of fund supermarkets to Skandia’s SMERSH) has announced that it’s going to start publishing the rebates it receives from fund managers. Money Marketing has the skinny here. A […]

High Fidelity

Well, this is a turn-up for the books. Fidelity FundsNetwork (the SPECTRE of fund supermarkets to Skandia’s SMERSH) has announced that it’s going to start publishing the rebates it receives from fund managers. Money Marketing has the skinny here. A […]

Johnny shall have a new master

See saw, Marjorie Daw, Johnny shall have a new master, He shall have but a penny a day, Because he can’t work any faster. Speaking recently at an Insurance Society of Edinburgh do at a newly-yellow-pointed-hatty Standard Life House, I […]