Conflicted Advice

One of the most contentious issues with financial advice is the way in which advisers are remunerated. There is a great deal of variation between advisers as to how they are rewarded for their services to clients and regulators struggle to achieve consistency and transparency of how much is paid by whom to whom. There […]

Paying your Adviser

Commission or Fees? It seems it is only a matter of time before the payment of commission to financial advisers will be banned, and advisers will instead charge fees. Commission will be banned in the UK from 1 January, 2013 and in Australia there is a proposal to ban most commission from 1 July 2012. […]