Model portfolio risk labels ‘dangerously naive’
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has taken aim at risk-targeted model portfolios in its platforms study, which has sparked calls for platform providers to re-evaluate “subjective” branding and the amount of information they disclose.
Customer communication in the 21st century
Today’s investors are a savvy bunch. Long gone are the days of mailing out reams of identical reports and brochures to everyone on your list; 2018 supply chains are complex and require delicate handling, says Mitch Cornelia, director of lead supply solutions at Paragon Customer Communications.
News 10 Jul 18
An adviser’s duty in the unfolding ‘incapacity crisis’
Financial advisers have an important role in safeguarding ageing clients from their own loss of faculties and any abuse of power of attorney rules, according to law firm Irwin Mitchell.
Are advisers blindly buying into strategic bonds?
The return of inflows into sterling strategic bond funds has raised concerns advisers are blindly allocating money into the sector without understanding it is not just a one-stop shop for outsourcing fixed income asset allocation.