Comment & Analysis
Blog: Opposition parties need radical policies to shake up snap election
Despite catching everyone off guard by announcing a general election last week, the prime minister will be hoping for a campaign of few surprises as she prepares to negotiate Brexit.
Altmann: Forget Brexit, election is May's play to change Britain
May is determined that Brexit will not just change our relationship with the EU, but the whole country and is looking for greater power to push through reforms.
Ian Taylor: Super clean share classes create another fine mess
Super clean share classes have created unexpected disadvantages, as a complex combination of restrictions at platform, firm and client level muddy the waters.
Blog: The best remedy to retirement regrets is to carry on working
Many older people are filled with dread as they contemplate retirement rather than being excited about the next chapter of their life, and remaining at work may be the solution.
Tax Doctor: New nil-rate band helps reduce IHT bill
The new residence nil-rate band can help wealthy widow Joan reduce the inheritance tax liability on her estate, but she may have to make gifts to direct descendants or set up a trust.
Adviser Workshop: How to boost productivity
Emma Ames (pictured), Pete Matthew and Paul Hutton discussing ways of improving productivity in the workplace
Moaning Lisa: pension system needs three simple changes
The lifetime ISA is the latest complex product to hit an already complicated savings market, but while pensions need to evolve, there are better and more simplistic ways of doing so
Blog: State pension promises will be key battleground in election
Promises about the value of the state pension and the age at which people can claim it are likely to be important in this year's general election, even if tax relief reform is kicked further down the line.
Platform review will focus on value for money (whatever that means)
Today's announcement by the FCA of an imminent investment platforms market study does not come as a surprise, and is arguably long overdue.
Q&A with the FCA: what we learned from the regulator's big day
Following the publication of the FCA's Business Plan and Mission, the regulator's leadership team held a Q&A, where they talked Brexit, suitability and vertical integration, among other things.
Aberdeen chief: Standard Life deal gives us chance to own distribution
As Aberdeen Asset Management prepares its historic merger with Standard Life, Aberdeen’s chief executive Martin Gilbert sat down with Citywire to answer our questions on the company’s future, and his own.
Bond manager Binns focuses on capital preservation
Paola Binns says her Royal London Sterling Credit fund has performed well over the medium term and explains the philosophy of investing heavily in asset-backed securities and banks.
Adviser Profile: Saran Allott-Davey and Chris Jordan of Heron House Financial Management
Cover star veterans Saran Allott-Davey and Chris Jordan have proved their pedigree, offering an ongoing service at Heron House Financial Management that can compete with the rest of the field.