Create the club that everyone wants to join

This article first appeared in Professional Adviser. The softer side of future-proofing Advisers cannot rest on their laurels if they want their…

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State Pension set to rise by up to 11% – here’s what you need to know

The State Pension is set to rise by around 11% next year, as the Government has committed to the much-debated triple lock. The State Pension triple…

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Nationwide now offering 5% interest– is cash back?

Nationwide has launched a new offer of 5% interest on current account cash. The building society has ratcheted up its interest rate on the FlexDirect…

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RPI inflation change could cost pension schemes “billions”

Changes to the way that inflation is officially calculated could cost some pension holders “billions”, a challenge in the High Court has warned. The…

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Annuity rates hit eight-year high – are they worth considering again?

Annuity rates have reached their highest level in eight years. But is it time to consider this former staple of retirement income again? Inflation is…

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FA2B: How important are entry-level admin roles?

Entry-level staff are more valuable than you think.

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Three ways the advice industry can fight investment scams

This article first appeared in Professional Adviser. Investment scams are certainly not a new phenomenon, but they have never been more prominent or…

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Are you getting the most out of your management information system?

This article first appeared in Professional Adviser. All businesses wrestle with the productivity conundrum, but for financial advice firms, the…

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Cost-of-living crisis scams – how to spot the latest tricks from fraudsters

Financial scams are more prevalent than ever, and scammers are finding evermore ingenious ways to part you or your loved ones from your money. The…

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Families face inheritance tax bill shock thanks to house price boom

Home-owning families are facing surging inheritance tax (IHT) bills as house prices continue to rise precipitously, new data from Wealth Club shows.…

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Rishi Sunak launches another round of help for the cost-of-living crisis

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a fresh round of financial help for households facing ever-mounting living costs as inflation rises. Sunak…

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NS&I to hike premium bond rates, but is it the place to put your cash?

With interest rates rising, NS&I has increased the rate on its premium bond prizes. The rate on premium bond prizes is now equivalent to 1.4%, up…

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