Tag Archives: price

Gracious, how vexing.

A short but highly peeved post today as a result of the FSA mucking about still further on platform rebates. You can read a summary of the story on Citywire, with a fetching picture of Hugo. I’ve written before on […]

Gracious, how vexing.

A short but highly peeved post today as a result of the FSA mucking about still further on platform rebates. You can read a summary of the story on Citywire, with a fetching picture of Hugo. I’ve written before on […]

Shopping baskets, platform charges and Rolos

Back in the day, when I was learning how to sell endowments and transparency was the stuff of a madman’s dreams, I was coached to describe the charging structure as a ‘shopping basket’ of charges. This masterstroke of metaphor was […]

Shopping baskets, platform charges and Rolos

Back in the day, when I was learning how to sell endowments and transparency was the stuff of a madman’s dreams, I was coached to describe the charging structure as a ‘shopping basket’ of charges. This masterstroke of metaphor was […]

The Telegraph, mineral water and wrap OR why added value doesn’t work

While pausing in one of this nation’s fine railway stations last week, I found myself fancying a bottle of water. No problem. There was a newsagent, I had legal tender in my pocket and we were all set for a […]

The Telegraph, mineral water and wrap OR why added value doesn’t work

While pausing in one of this nation’s fine railway stations last week, I found myself fancying a bottle of water. No problem. There was a newsagent, I had legal tender in my pocket and we were all set for a […]

the lang cat gets published

Forgive the self-puffery, but a bit of a landmark moment for the lang cat. My first feature not as part of the corporate machine was carried in the fine publication we know as Pensions Management in their December issue. It’s […]

the lang cat gets published

Forgive the self-puffery, but a bit of a landmark moment for the lang cat. My first feature not as part of the corporate machine was carried in the fine publication we know as Pensions Management in their December issue. It’s […]

what’s the right price for a platform?

I think many would answer that question with a Friedmanite ‘whatever the market will stand’. One major platform provider has just stated in their new business results that they are not seeing any, pressure to reduce margins, which I think […]

what’s the right price for a platform?

I think many would answer that question with a Friedmanite ‘whatever the market will stand’. One major platform provider has just stated in their new business results that they are not seeing any, pressure to reduce margins, which I think […]