Mark pays tribute to the late, great Bill Vasilieff and speculates what the Autumn Statement might have in store. From pot for life pension proposals to possible tax giveaways.
Last week’s Dear CEO letter from the FCA is unlikely to be making it into the Christmas compilations. Mark says ‘ooft’ and looks at some key points.
AI, Space Karen and Skynet. This week’s TCWU’s got it all going on. Mark considers whether AI is a threat or an opportunity for advisers and planners.
There are only eight updates left until Christmas. This one is dedicated to SJP’s new charging structure. A missed opportunity?
As various parts of the world descend into something out a Hieronymous Bosch picture Mark looks back on our Home Game 3 event and we also tap the mood of the recent labour party conference.
We’ll get to business in a moment, siblings, but before we do I know you’ll indulge me when I say Very Good Things will be happing in 7 days’ time.
Mark reflects on the awards season and a fun session with Many Australians on a study tour, and how our regulatory regime compares to theirs.
7IM gets bought by Canadian teachers and Criterion publishes draft data standards for DFM and model portfolio services on platforms.
As normality gradually reasserts itself after the summer holiday season, Mark takes a depressing foray into the gender investing gap.
Silly season is upon us and this year’s is notable for the being completely indistinguishable from the bin fire that’s been the rest of 2023.