Amid signs of further licensee consolidation CountPlus has announced a share buy-back and higher profit expectations.
Life/risk advisers have another fight on their hands as the industry funds emerge to urge an immediate ban on life/risk commissions.
The desire for scale combined with solid and focused financial backing is driving Diverger’s bid to acquire Centrepoint Alliance.
Professional indemnity insurance, licensing and APLs need to change if financial advisers are to provide advice around crypto-currency.
Are financial planning licensees dragging their feet when it comes to employing provisional advisers? The data suggest they are.
Chartered accountants want their qualifications recognised under the FASEA regime to clear the way on financial advice.
Insignia Financial has announced the appointment of James Tayler to a newly created role of head of responsible investing.
AFCA has been accused of adding to advice costs by imposing a ‘fairness test’ which exceeds normal legislative requirements.