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Easy come, easy go: ATS looks to drop Figaro platform tech

Alliance Trust Savings is looking to drop JHC Figaro stockbroking software for its own proprietary technology on the Stocktrade platform, New Model Adviser® understands.

Adviser profile: Simon Lister and Craig McClurg of ML Financial Associates

For Simon Lister and Craig McClurg, setting up ML Financial Associates was an easy decision because of their unbreakable bond.

Tenet group chief exec Greenwood to retire

Tenet group chief executive, Martin Greenwood, will retire before the end of the year, New Model Adviser® understands.

‘We put our business behind Transact’: IFAs reveal why they invested

The platform’s success has given shareholders a surprise windfall. Why did those invested from the beginning take a chance on the company?

Cold called investors left high and dry by £3m wind farm scheme

Investors in a multi-million pound wind farm project are crying foul after the company running the scheme was put into administration and their money lost.

Cover star investing: 'We need to educate clients about passive and active'

Having left a network last year, Essendon Financial Planning now offers clients a wider range of investments

Nucleus sounds out adviser shareholders on AIM float

Nucleus has written to advisers asking them about the possibility of floating the business on the AIM market.

Adviser profile: Catherine Morgan and John Ward of Essendon Financial Planning

A chance meeting between Catherine Morgan and John Ward led to the pair setting up Essendon Financial Planning as an independent firm.

ATS cuts adviser sales team in 'strategic restructure'

Alliance Trust Savings has confirmed that three of its IFA sales team have left the business with 'immediate effect'.

MPS lowdown: Hawksmoor’s Conway doubles down on defence

The manager of the Balanced Model Portfolio weighs in on the value of property, performance and panning for gold.

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Quoted on camera: what seven investment bosses revealed to us

Quoted on camera: what seven investment bosses revealed to us

The heads of providers, platforms and asset management firms have been in our studio this year. Ollie Smith finds out what they said about the hottest issues

3 Comments Play Standard Life chief: how we've avoided platform tech problems

Standard Life chief: how we've avoided platform tech problems

In this exclusive interview, Citywire chairman Lawrence Lever quizzes Standard Life Aberdeen's chief executive Keith Skeoch about the running of its platforms and whether it can avoid the technology troubles that have beset its rivals.

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8 Comments Adviser profile: Steven Pyne of Holden & Partners

Adviser profile: Steven Pyne of Holden & Partners

Steven Pyne set up Holden & Partners 15 years ago to give clients an ethical option and says attitudes are now changing quickly.