Saturday, December 14, 2019

Practice management

Poll Results – Some Coping Better Than Others 

Our latest poll sought to gauge how well advisers are coping in the current environment of regulatory change. Although many forms of support and guidance...

Newpark Reveals New Developments for Advisers

Newpark has been working on a number of new developments for advisers, to support them in compliance, client support and business development. In July, Newpark...

2019 MDRT Annual Meeting Round Table

This 2019 MDRT International Adviser Round Table discussion was intended to compare notes about the various challenges facing advisers around the world. We were...

Insurers Back Newpark’s Adviser Mental Health Initiative

Newpark has confirmed Fidelity Life and nib have offered strong support for the dealer group’s recently launched HeadSpace, a mental health initiative for financial...

Does Your Business Have a Communications Strategy?

Fidelity Life’s Head of Professional Development, Trecia Brown, explains how an effective communications strategy can strengthen relationships with your clients and how to create...

Learn Lessons from Past Complaints to Improve Conduct and Customer Outcomes

There are many lessons learned from past complaints that financial advisers can apply to their business practices to avoid problems in the future. Insurance...

Poll Results – Advisers Well-Prepared for Licensing

  Our latest poll asked when and if you would be applying for a transitional licence to operate as a financial advice provider under the...

FMA Imposes Two Standard Conditions for Transitional Licences 

The Financial Markets Authority has announced it has imposed two standard conditions for transitional licensing, after considering all submissions it received during the consultation...

The End is Nigh…

Managing Director of DCW Management, David Whyte, critiques the different aspects of the approaching regulatory regime, covering disclosure, licensing and adviser remuneration… A typical placard seen on...

Partners Life Launches My Underwriting Manager

Partners Life has launched its new software, My Underwriting Manager (MUM), on 4 November. The new tool for advisers, previously announced in October as PLUME...