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.
New boy Ben Hammond covers simplified advice being given the boot and some recent impacts of private equity ownership of platforms.
This week we venture to Pensionsland, not for the lulz but to highlight an interesting skirmish led by our own pensions simian Lord McPhail of The Shires.
Oh in the name of the wee man, here we go again. Last time – 2014 if you please – some wag dubbed the Scottish independence referendum ‘the neverendum’ (actually it was first used for one of the Quebecois referenda) and that resonated with a lot of people on both sides. We now face another […]
Hello, hello, me again. Sorry for breaching your inboxes yesterday in an unexpected fashion and thanks to all who dropped a note to say you’d voted for Steve for Professional Adviser’s Personality of the Year. Double thanks to those of you who managed to crack a joke about Steve’s personality too – all of those […]
Nearly done with January. And breathe. They – whoever ‘they’ are – say it’s darkest just before the dawn. This isn’t true – it’s coldest just before dawn; the lighting state is influenced primarily by lunar phase and urban light pollution – but it’s a useful way of saying that you shouldn’t be downhearted; that […]