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Tenet 'bucking trend' on gender despite 32% pay gap

The network said despite its 32% gender pay gap it is bucking the trend with a majority female board and explained how it is addressing gender issues within the company.

Adviser Workshop: How to solve elderly clients' IT problems

As online access to financial services becomes assumed, those without digital skills face real-world problems.

Standard Life's 1825 buys Bristol IFA

Standard Life-owned national restricted firm 1825 has acquired Bristol-based IFA Fraser Heath.

FCA quizzes advisers on platform price deals

The FCA's platform market study is asking in-depth questions on platform and advice fees and whether the end consumer is benefiting from platform efficiencies and negotiated discounts.

CII apologises for exam paper 'cock-up'

The CII has said it is sorry advisers were delayed starting their AF5 exam yesterday after an error in distribution meant part of the paper was missing.

Revealed: FCA probes platform loans to advice firms

The FCA's review of platforms, seen by New Model Adviser, has requested data from providers about loans made to IFAs.

FCA to contact 1,000 platform investors for market study

The regulator has launched the consumer market research element of its platform market study with plans to get information from at least 1,000 end consumers.

Less than 50% of DB transfer advice deemed suitable

The Financial Conduct Authority's review of defined benefit transfer cases found that fewer than half of cases where the recommendation was to transfer were suitable.

Adviser Workshop: How to explain fees to clients

Edward Perry and Rebecca Taylor explain how they make it easy for clients to understand the fees they charge

Spending spree pushes Embark to £3m loss

Platform and Sipp provider sees its assets boosted to £8.1 billion but its losses are at £2.9 million.

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Play Video: Ravenscroft's Harries homes in on themes not forecasts

Video: Ravenscroft's Harries homes in on themes not forecasts

Mark Harries, head of investment management at Ravenscroft, is overseeing the launch of onshore versions of the firm's offshore funds

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CIO Tapes: 'passive funds are anti-capitalist'

Citywire recently gathered three of the UK's leading fund investment heads to discuss their hopes, fears and the issues that their jobs throw at them daily.

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Adviser Profile: Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson of GPFM Financial Planners

Adviser Profile: Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson of GPFM Financial Planners

Best friends do not necessarily make best business partners, but Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson say they complement each other perfectly, ensuring GPFM Financial Planners is well-placed to become a ratings hit.