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Saturday Papers: Company pension schemes warned on rogue adviser threat

And Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on EU cars as US factories ‘slump’ on trade war pressures.

IFAs vs robots: FCA to compare services in suitability review

Robo-advice will be pitted head to head with face-to-face advice by the Financial Conduct Authority next year as part of its suitability review.

FTSE rallies as Syncona and Woodford bask in Autolus glow

Syncona and Woodford Patient Capital investment trusts joined a stock market come-back today on good news from one of their investments.

Exclusive research: 20 reasons why IFAs say 'no' to the networks

Exclusive Citywire research has revealed some of the opinions that IFAs have of networks.

Are you prepared for the worst? One IFA's battle with cancer

Julian Gilbert had to rethink the structure of his business after receiving a cancer diagnosis

Mazars' Thursfield flies flag for female IFAs with award win

Women are making progress in the financial planning profession. One 27-year-old CF30 holder has furthered the cause by winning a top prize.

Openwork adds veteran fund managers to £6bn Omnis

Openwork’s investment arm Omnis Investments has signed up a number of big hitting fund managers as it begins a new strategy of splitting down mandates to expand its fund range.

FCA to trial automated regulatory returns tech with advisers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has asked advisers to participate in a six month pilot on digital regulatory reporting.

Friday Papers: Airbus prepares to take flight over Brexit

And sterling soared after Bank of England's Chief Economist Andy Haldane backed rate rise.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street slumps on continued trade fears

Energy, industrials and materials were among the biggest decliners.

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8 Comments Play AJ Bell CEO: there will be six more months of replatforming pain

AJ Bell CEO: there will be six more months of replatforming pain

IFAs will have to endure another half year of replatforming trouble by provider-owned platforms, Andy Bell has said.

2 Comments Play Asset managers: 'There is going to be a distribution revolution'

Asset managers: 'There is going to be a distribution revolution'

In footage not used in our original CEO tapes videos, five CEOs discuss how distribution will change in the future. Will 'distribution' be revolutionised by technology the same way that Spotify changed music or the Kindle changed publishing?

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

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.