FCA head of consumer investments Kate Blatchford-Hick on the regulator’s ideas to get advice and guidance to more people.
New boy Ben Hammond covers simplified advice being given the boot and some recent impacts of private equity ownership of platforms.
Understanding the advice gap comes down to two important questions: what is stopping most people from seeking advice, and what do we do about it?
Mark looks at the role of adviser as manufacturer, or at least our evolving understanding of who does what and what regulations they labour under.
You do realise Steve that all we do in this sector is make rich people a bit richer? This, clearly, is an offensively reductive view of the world.
Greetings. Hope you are all well. Mike here, keeping the TCWU wheel turning for another week. Big news from the FCA today, with the release of the snappily titled, “Broadening access to financial advice for mainstream investments” consultation paper. This is something that has been trailed for a while now, with Money Marketing reporting on […]
Well, we’re in it now. 22% inflation, anyone? And the solution is…to drill more oil wells which might be operational in 25 years’ time. I think the only rational response here is either to go round blindfolded and ear-plugged in an attempt to avoid all this, or to get absolutely stocious and watch Mikael Gorbachev’s […]