Why MPs should receive subsidised financial advice
Giving MPs more benefits might seem outrageous, but it could help make politics more inclusive and bring home the value of financial planning to legislatorsBy Ollie Smith - 23 April 2019, 13:24
Editor's note: financial planning can be big business
Can a business truly train a large number of financial planners who really ‘get it’, and maintain that quality across thousands of clients and dozens of offices?
Hopkins: Catch up with tech or risk becoming a relic
Companies that do not innovate and adapt are being wiped off the map, and financial services is no exception. Advisers must use all available tools to their full potential
We are all ears! Tell us what you want from our podcast
Following successful engagement with our weekly podcast 'Planning People', we would like to know your views on what kind of content we should focus on in future
Blog: FCA will have to make tough decision on SJP exit fees
Yesterday the regulator launched an exit fee ban consultation, but it is still unclear whether it will affect St James's Place
Six challenges Skeoch faces as Standard Life Aberdeen chief
Yesterday Standard Life Aberdeen scrapped its dual chief executive role with Martin Gilbert stepping aside. However, the new sole chief executive Keith Skeoch faces a number of headwinds when he takes over
Lloyds and Octopus go to battle with national advice arms
Last week, fresh details of two ventures emerged looking to take on a new target market with a different service
'I thought: I can't do this anymore': mental health in financial services
Ollie Smith is joined by Lang Cat director of consulting Steve Nelson to discuss what more we can do to break down the taboo of poor mental health in the financial services
IWD 2019: Why we need to fix childcare problems
In our latest International Women's Day profile PensionBee chief executive Romina Savova says resolving childcare issues should be the number one priority to help women in financial services.
Hopkins’ 'one platform' pronouncement stirs IFA passions
Is it OK for an IFA firm to use just one platform?