Gosling's Grouse: Reviewing RDR

Has it improved the industry?

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Investment Week founding editor Lawrence Gosling
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Investment Week founding editor Lawrence Gosling

A couple of weeks ago the founder of the Platform Awards, CWC Research's Clive Waller, penned an article in an adviser magazine suggesting if he were setting up an advice business today it would be a restricted one.

He pointed out that since the advent of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), dozens of high-quality independent firms have been bought up by larger players as scale is the route forward. Increasingly,...

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