Latest News - Phil Young
Young: Contingent charging isn't the real pension freedoms crime
The debate around contingent charging on DB pension transfer advice is a sideshow serving only to distract us from blaming the advisers, regulators and policymakers who played their part in the problems that are now unfoldingBy Phil Young - 08 February 2019, 10:38
Brexit, Boris & Fray Bentos: Phil Young's 3 step No Deal survival guide
It can be hard to work out who to believe when it comes to the current furore around Brexit. Phil Young tunes out the social media noise with three key questions advisers need to answer before Britain leaves the EU.
Phil Young: Eight things I’ve learned about going it alone
Phil Young of Zero Support explains the ups and down of self-employment.
Phil Young: Blockchain is brilliant (but you didn't hear that from me)
It is easy to laugh at people caught up in the blockchain hype but it offers the single biggest change in banking since the Medici invented the balance sheet in the 16th century
Phil Young: The winners and the losers of the great GDPR shake-up
New data protection regulations came into full swing on 25 May. Depending on who you talk to, it has been both good and bad news
Are you ready for GDPR? Five things you need to know before 25 May
Time is running out to make sure your firm is compliant with new data protection rules which are due to come into force on 25 May under the EU's GDPR.
Column: GDPR poses problems for client data held on the cloud
For advisers storing or processing client data over the cloud, the general data protection regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, may shake things up.
Phil Young: reputation of advice hurt by British Steel problems
The rising public pressure on defined benefit (DB) pension transfers, especially in the British Steel Pension Scheme, has damaged the reputation of advice.
Phil Young: trust me, clients love cashflow plans
Phil Young's cashflow plan allows him to set an achievable goal, and is much more interesting than a suitability report.
Phil Young: Four regulatory changes IFAs should be up to speed with
Take note of these four impeding regulations or risk falling behind says Zero Support managing partner Phil Young.