THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS GLAD EVERYTHING’S COMPLETELY NORMAL

Day five million in the Big Brother house, and the contestants have started to eat each other. “This is normal,” says Suella, gnawing on a thigh bone. “I’m struck by how well everything is working,” says Dominic, popping a juicy eyeball into his dry, blackened mouth. I’ve been looking for a long time for a […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE REMEMBERS IAN TAYLOR

Hi everyone, Mark here. Rich will be Updating you – albeit in a truncated form – in a moment, but first I think we need to take a moment to mark the end of an era with the desperately sad news of the passing of Ian Taylor, ex-CEO and co-founder of Transact, at only 58 […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE IS HAPPY TO BE PROVED WRONG

Steve here, subbing in for Mark. It’s been a while. How’s it going? I’ve had a book kicking about the bedroom for months now, How to be wrong by that polarising fella off the Twitter, James O’Brien. Just never got round to starting it. Those algorithmically-driven midnight YouTube death spirals aren’t going to watch themselves […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE EMBRACES RESISTENTIALISM

Have you ever heard of Paul Jennings? You know, the humourist who worked for The Observer throughout the fifties and sixties and who wrote The Great Jelly Of London? I haven’t, but for the purposes of this week’s Update I’ll pretend that I have because it’ll lead nicely into my main topic. Even if you […]

IF WE COULD START THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE AGAIN, WE WOULD

Here’s an interesting question. For those of you who run an advisory business, if you could start it again, would you choose the same technology underpinnings and kit that you use at the moment? We’re talking clean slate, no legacy, nothing. For my part, I think I’d have made different decisions on CRM much earlier […]

Impact of poor service

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The Impact of Poor Service

We provided the research for a report, in conjunction with Parmenion, which reveals how far short of expectations many adviser platforms are falling. The research found that over the last 12 months, 88% of advisers needed to apologise to at least one of their clients on behalf of a platform, and that poor service delivery from platforms impacts 91% of advisers every day.

Impact of poor service

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The Impact of Poor Platform Service

We provided the research for a report, in conjunction with Parmenion, which reveals how far short of expectations many adviser platforms are falling. The research found that over the last 12 months, 88% of advisers needed to apologise to at least one of their clients on behalf of a platform, and that poor service delivery from platforms impacts 91% of advisers every day.

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Answering the Call

Service means a lot of things to a lot of different people. It’s so subjective it can be hard to put your finger on. This paper aims to challenge the status quo and inertia that’s built up in the sector for many years.