Comment & Analysis
Adviser Workshop: How to improve teamwork
Jason McGuigan and Rohan Sivajoti explain the measures they have taken to increase cooperation between departments at their firms
Budget reaction: Spreadsheet Phil pulled off a tour de force
Philip Hammond wrong footed the Opposition and appealed to the young. Indeed, his measures to help first time buyers were the real retirement reforms in this Autumn Budget.
Budget reaction: Walking a tightrope in a hurricane blindfolded
The chancellor has done as well as anyone blindfolded and disorientated on a tightrope in a hurricane would do.
Four tips for hiring top talent
With adviser numbers at a low post-RDR, IDEX Consulting managing director Tony Bates shares his top hiring tips.
Editor's comment: we need collective effort to support women in advice
New Model Adviser® editor Will Robins argues there needs to be a collective effort from everyone involved in advice to recruit more women and support their promotion.
Comment: Budget should rethink public sector pensions
Bill Vasilieff, chief executive of platform Novia, argues the chancellor's Autumn Budget must rethink the balance between public and private sector pension saving.
Four areas where chancellor could tweak tax
The UK tax system remains shrouded in darkness. But with the chancellor’s Budget expected to shine a light, here are some of the tax tweaks to look out for
Editor's comment: I'm struggling to keep up with Next Gen IFAs
Thank you everyone who put themselves forward for this year’s Top 35 Next Generation Advisers. Entrants came packing serious qualifications, and to be honest we were surprised by just how high the standard was.
Tax Doctor: Diving into the share pool allows clean disposal of shares
With her mish-mash of shares and the end of the tax year looming, Alice can put some of her equity Oeic fund shares into a share pool and create £11,300 worth of gains.
Comment: Gov't must create a level playing field for older workers
An ageing population could favour older candidates, as employers seek out their unique skills. But greater flexibility is needed when finding a working schedule that suits them.
We quiz Standard Life chief on 1825 and Elevate
In this final instalment of our exclusive interview, Standard Life chief executive Barry O'Dwyer answers Citywire's questions about the company's restricted advice arm 1825, and brands the Elevate platform deal a 'fantastic success'.
CIO Tapes 2: two warnings and a lot of optimism
Our group of leading asset management CIOs see a lot of opportunities – and overseas investors are buying UK too
Adviser Profile: Andy Springford and Natalie Wright of Mazars
Andy Springford and Natalie Wright personify the high standards expected of young advisers at Mazars Financial Planning, as the future-facing firm looks to achieve revenue of £20 million by 2021