Independent financial advisers are like the Spartans from the film 300, suggests Patrick Connolly, as he paints a picture of the profession being attacked from all sides by different competitors.
The Chase de Vere certified financial planner and head of communications believes large restricted advice firms, product providers that offer direct-to-consumer propositions, and regulatory costs are all...
Five new entrants to the table
First day of trading on 15 December
'Duty of responsibility' guidance
Led by Ash Ray
Replacing Tom Hawkins