Tag Archives: platforms

Hello Fundment!

During the 2010s, several commentators were fond of sayings things like ‘within five years, there will only be four or five adviser platforms’. Their fantasy was that the behemoths would hoover up the smaller, generally start-up-based, platforms, thus preserving the […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

Welcome to another Wednesday update. Mark is on holiday again, so for probably the final week I’m in charge. Last time he was off Edinburgh was battered by a huge electrical storm. This week we’ve all enjoyed Storm Francis. The […]

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 […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE ALWAYS STATES ITS VALUE

It is a truth universally acknowledged that I know absolutely hee-haw about football. Not only don’t I know anything about it, such is my fear of hypermasculine conversations about it that I’ve been known to offer to go to the […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE ALWAYS STATES ITS VALUE

It is a truth universally acknowledged that I know absolutely hee-haw about football. Not only don’t I know anything about it, such is my fear of hypermasculine conversations about it that I’ve been known to offer to go to the […]

SECCL TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN OCTOPUS’S GARDEN; SHADE STATUS UNCLEAR

A few quick thoughts on the announcement from Octopus today that it will acquire Seccl for £10m subject to regulatory approval. Normally I’d do these in the Wednesday Update, but it’s Thursday today and it’s only just been announced. Why […]

SECCL TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN OCTOPUS’S GARDEN; SHADE STATUS UNCLEAR

A few quick thoughts on the announcement from Octopus today that it will acquire Seccl for £10m subject to regulatory approval. Normally I’d do these in the Wednesday Update, but it’s Thursday today and it’s only just been announced. Why […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE NEVER CONTAINS SPOILERS

Hello again, siblings. If it’s true that time is a human construct, devised by the ancients to explain the otherwise random and horrifying universe, then it must follow that marking the passing of that time with, for example, a weekly […]