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Quilter buys 200 adviser national firm
Quilter has bought national advice business Charles Derby in a deal that will add 200 restricted advisersBy Charles Walmsley - 21 February 2019, 08:20
FCA appoints new consumer panel chair
The Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Wanda Goldwag to lead the Financial Services Consumer Panel
HSBC faces further film tax scheme legal action
HSBC is facing another legal claim over its involvement in creating and promoting film investment schemes that were used as tax avoidance vehicles
Banned down under: FCA can learn from Aussie advice fee review
A report by Australia’s Financial Services Royal Commission has shown one way forward for the FCA when it looks at advice fees as part of its RDR review.
Openwork makes happiness hire from AXA for people role
Openwork has tasked Carrie Morris with creating 'happiness, purpose and pride' among its staff as its new chief people officer
Mattioli Woods eyes fee cuts despite growth stalling
Mattioli Woods has committed to cutting charges despite revenue growth slowing in the first half of its financial year.
Frenkel Topping's tough year ends with assets rising to £778m
National IFA Frenkel Topping finished a challenging 2018 with assets under management rising to £778 million
Revealed: consolidation is fuelling FSCS bills worth millions
Three advice giants have acquired businesses, client banks or advisers from firms that have racked up FSCS claims worth a combined £46 million. This is just one of the findings from exclusive research by New Model Adviser®
Hargreaves chief doubles down on advice fee criticism
Hargreaves Lansdown chief executive Chris Hill has repeated claims his company is much cheaper than IFAs, as half-year results showed the discount broker's assets fell to £85.9 billion at the end of 2018
SJP assets fall back below £100bn as markets take toll
Assets under management at St James's Place dipped back below £100 billion in the final quarter of 2018 as lower markets hit the advice giant's trading figures.