Each week we discuss the biggest stories and issues with a range of esteemed guests from across the profession. Listen below or subscribe on your favourite platform:
Emergency! Why pension tax codes need a re-think
Nucleus product technical manager Rachel Vahey sits down with New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith to talk auto-enrolment, the self-employed and savings reform.
Nutmeg: advice will be digitised in less than a decade
New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith is joined by Nutmeg chief investment officer Shaun Port and regulatory reporter Elliot Smith to discuss the rise of the robos, and how - one day - you might get financial advice from your fridge...
British Steel workers tell us their pension transfer stories
NMA reporter Elliot Smith travels to Port Talbot to meet Chris and Stuart, two British Steel workers affected by the pension transfer saga. Here they share their story.
The man who blew the whistle on a £25 million scandal
What's the worst thing you've ever done that was the right thing to do?
In the wake of the regulator slapping a £640,000 fine on the chief executive of Barclays over a whistle-blowing scandal, New Model Adviser® senior reporter Jack Gilbert interviews George Patellis, who blew the whistle on the Connaught controversy.
Pete Matthew and Chris Budd: how to advise financial planners
Even financial advisers need financial advice sometimes, as our special podcast case study proves.
'In our community, everyone gives a shit': NextGen’s Adam Carolan and Rohan Sivajoti
They're the young industry leaders who pushed back against the boring seminars and bossy keynote speakers to give young planners a voice. Now, in this exclusive podcast, Adam Carolan and Rohan Sivajoti crack open the beers and get honest with Ollie Smith in the New Model Adviser® studio.
SJP’s ex-Premier League adviser explains footballers’ finances
In the wake of more football financial news, New Model Adviser® regulatory reporter Elliot Smith sits down with former Sheffield United winger-turned St James's Place adviser Ryan France to discuss footballers' finance, and the transition from pitch to planning.
‘IFAs are volunteering clients for losses’: don’t ignore sustainable investment
Reporter Christine Dawson and features editor Natasha Turner are joined by Futerra co-founder Ed Gillespie and In2 Planning investment specialist Tanya Pein to bust myths on sustainable investing. Hear which funds could kick-start your move to a more sustainable future.
'I got sued over DB transfers': the contingent charge conundrum
Following a bumber couple of weeks for regulatory news, New Model Adviser® features editor Natasha Turner sits down with online producer Ollie Smith, editor Will Robins and special guest Henry Tapper to put the world of regulation to rights.
IFS: We're all going to pay more tax
In a special episode, New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith goes on a mission to interview Paul Johnson, director of respected think tank Institute for Fiscal Studies, in his office.
The future of the freedoms: will annuities make a comeback?
New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith sits down with senior reporter Jack Gilbert and Standard Life head of pensions strategy Jamie Jenkins to discuss the pension freedoms, auto-enrolment, and baby Arlo, who will have more control over his pension choices than any of us could possibly imagine.
Phoenix firms: rising from the ashes of bad advice
New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith sits down with NMA regulatory reporter Elliot Smith and editor Will Robins to discuss phoenix firms and regulation.
'Smashing the patriarchy': IWD18 special
Investment Quorum director private clients, Petronella West; EQ Investors technical director, Jeannie Boyle; and Equanimity IFA managing director, Helen Howcroft come together to discuss diversity in advice, educating and inspiring women and why the imposter syndrome still prevails.
The pension tax relief files (and other folders in the Treasury's locker)
Westminster legend Iain Anderson sits down with New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith to talk pension politics, elections and Brexit.
British Steel: why one IFA turned away transfers
Niche IFA director Ray Adams sits down with New Model Adviser® senior reporter and online producer Ollie Smith to give them his first-hand account of the British Steel pensions saga in Wales.
Meanwhile, New Model Adviser® editor Will Robins also has an announcement to make...
Wading through DFM alphabet soup
Seven Investment Management’s Justin Urquhart Stewart joins Jack Gilbert and Will Robins in the New Model Adviser® studio to talk about managing clients’ money and what to do in turbulent times.
Correcting the markets and beating the bad news
Camarco partner Louise Dolan and Citywire head of investment research Frank Talbot sit down with New Model Adviser online producer and senior reporter Ollie Smith and Jack Gilbert to discuss market corrections, bad PR days and who is hot and who is not this week.
Saving advisers from Space Jam
Yardstick director Phil Bray sits down with New Model Adviser® online producer Ollie Smith to talk the good, the bad and the very worst of IFA marketing.
The Carillion billions: who's to blame?
Hargreaves Lansdown's head of retirement policy Tom McPhail joins New Model Adviser® staffers Jack Gilbert and Ollie Smith to talk Carillion, blame and Philip Greens.
DB transfers: 'the best and worst of the profession'
Find out the highlights of the New Model Adviser 2018 conference as recounted to online producer Ollie Smith, and hear what Verve Investment Planning's Steve Buttercase and Addidi's Anna Sofat have to tell senior reporter Jack Gilbert about DB transfers.
The biggest stories of 2017 with Phil Young
Zero managing partner Phil Young talks DB transfers, replatforming and the asset management study with New Model Adviser editor Will Robins over a Christmas cracker or two. Listen out for cringe-worthy Christmas finance jokes as well.
Budget special: Spreadsheet Phil's party tricks
This episode tackles the Autumn Budget. Jack Gilbert talks to Aberdeen Standard's Gregg McClymont about Philip Hammond's stamp duty cuts, and Prudential's Vince Smith-Hughes tells us what we may have missed in yesterday's announcement. Natasha Turner also takes us through the best of the reactions to the Budget on Twitter.
Pondering the platform market study & party conferences
In the second episode of the New Model Adviser® podcast we speak to Malcolm Kerr about the platform market study and our reporters sum up their party conference experiences.
Introducing the New Model Adviser podcast
Senior reporter Jack Gilbert talks the pensions cold calling ban with AJ Bell's Tom Selby and St James's Place fund charges with New Model Adviser reporter Elliot Smith.