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IFAs and experts brand managed portfolio services 'needlessly complicated'
Managed portfolio services (MPSs) are hard to compare, have unsustainably high charges, and use outdated labelling. So say advisers and investment experts who reacted to our analysis of the sector.
More pro-Brexit voices tipped for cabinet reshuffle today
A major reshuffle of the cabinet could see a more pro-Brexit business minister, as Theresa May prepares to make changes to the top jobs in government.
Editor's comment: we need collective effort to support women in advice
New Model Adviser® editor Will Robins argues there needs to be a collective effort from everyone involved in advice to recruit more women and support their promotion.
EU leaders urged to go with the Flo and agree Brexit transition
Theresa May will make her pitch for a ‘smooth and sensible’ Brexit today in Florence speech. Two year transition to ease single market issue.
Brexit bill passes first major test as gov't wins vote
Legislation that will clear a path for Britain leaving the EU passed its first major test in parliament last night, but amendments have already been tabled.
European judge floats plan for post-Brexit single market access
Allowing Britain access to the single market, without submitting to the European Court of Justice could be a possibility under plans put forward by senior European judge.
Chancellor: UK will not seek tax haven status post-Brexit
Chancellor Philip Hammond has given reassurances the government will not seek to slash taxes and regulations following Brexit, despite his comments earlier this year suggesting otherwise.
NextGen Planners to launch school for aspirational advisers
When kids go back to school this September, so will advisers with the launch of an online and classroom-based academy for planners who want to further their careers.
Ministers tipped to push PM for soft Brexit after reshuffle
Ministers are tipped to push for a soft Brexit in their first meeting with the Prime Minister, follow a weekend cabinet reshuffle.