While 2020 was the year that the pandemic disrupted everything, 2021 seems to have been the year where we all collectively tried to adapt to a more virtual working world and return to some semblance of normal. Which, in the financial advisor world, that benefitted from the dual tailwinds of rising markets and increased demand […]
Archives for January 2022
Small pension schemes will not be required to provide data to the new Pension Dashboards until 2026. Large pension schemes will only need to provide data to the dashboards between April 2023 and September 2024. Medium-sized schemes will be brought into the dashboards between October 2024 and October 2025. State Pension details will be available […]
The Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Direct Line Group CEO Penny James as chair of its Practitioner Panel. She will replace Paul Feeney, CEO of Quilter, from 1 March. Ms James has been a member of the panel since September 2020. The FCA Practitioner Panel is an independent statutory body providing input from the industry […]
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Enjoy the current installment of “Weekend Reading For Financial Planners” – this week’s edition kicks off with the news that the SEC is considering updating several of its regulations regarding cybersecurity to address modern threats and vulnerabilities, which for SEC-registered investment advisors, could lead to increased preparedness and reporting requirements (though it remains to be […]
So, you’re going to ship out your products, eh? With over two billion online shoppers worldwide in 2021, it’s easy to see why. But before you can start shipping for small business, you must make some decisions, like packaging, the shipping vendor, and speed. After all, you don’t want shipping for business to shrink your […]
Wealth manager St James’s Place has revamped its brand and logo today, dropping the words ‘wealth management’ from the title. The company, of the UK’s largest wealth managers, will gradually roll out the brand changes over the next year but has already updated its logos on social media such as Twitter. The firm, which has a […]