Tag Archives: transparency

PLATFORMS THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

If it was a human, the platform sector would be studying for its A levels (or Highers, if it lived in Scotland). It would have started drinking about two years ago, wouldn’t be able to get a Glastonbury ticket for […]

PLATFORMS THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

If it was a human, the platform sector would be studying for its A levels (or Highers, if it lived in Scotland). It would have started drinking about two years ago, wouldn’t be able to get a Glastonbury ticket for […]

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 […]

Graham Greene gets insured fund economics

The first blog from me for a very, very long time. Once you get out the habit of this stuff it’s hard to get back into it. Never mind, here we are now. I know how you’ve all missed it, […]

Graham Greene gets insured fund economics

The first blog from me for a very, very long time. Once you get out the habit of this stuff it’s hard to get back into it. Never mind, here we are now. I know how you’ve all missed it, […]

Let the tweaking commence

See, they all bang on about ‘it’s not price, it’s value?‘ and all that kind of thing, and then the tweaking starts. The latest tweak isn’t from a platform; it’s from a DFM. Brooks Mac, a highly respectable and well-supported […]

TR13/5, with advertising

Last week, the FCA published TR13/5, positioning it as an early report card on how advisers are doing with their implementation of RDR. Accompanied by some challenging research from NMG on how consumers are responding so far to Adviser Charging […]