Is artificial intelligence a threat to financial advisers?

The machines are taking over, we are told. Huge advances in artificial intelligence in recent years means robots will soon be driving our cars, flying our planes and cleaning our homes. According to McKinsey Global Institute, the consultancy, artificial intelligence-powered machines will take 800 million jobs worldwide by 2030. The question people like me want […]

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The surreal regulations that get financial planners in a rage

Pablo Picasso, the celebrated Spanish painter and pioneer of the Cubist movement, had this advice: “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Señor Picasso might have thought again, one suspects, had he come across the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Because Britain’s financial services regulator is almost always unimpressed […]

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FSCS levy – funding the bad guys?

It’s 2019. There are a few things guaranteed to happen in and around the next 12 months: pledges to lose weight, rising rail fares and a bit of paperwork and/or office spring cleaning. Another sure bet, a little later in the year, is having to pay ever more towards the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) […]

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How and when to delegate

Most aspects of modern life are focused on the “I” – whether it’s a star fund manager generating alpha, or a sales person clinching the final deal – and we often ignore all the other important people behind the scenes. In fact, aside from in sport, we rarely celebrate the whole team victory. But a […]

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What clients expect from your tech

Technology, for all its critics, has raised the bar in our everyday lives. We order Christmas presents on Amazon, we book an Uber at the end of the staff party and we watch Netflix on our Apple Macs. We want everything here and now, if not sooner. Including financial advice. So, are Millennials who get […]

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Advicefront to attend Master Investor Show 2017

Advicefront has been invited to attend the 15th anniversary of the Master Investor Show on the March 25th, 2017 at London’s Business Design Centre in Islington. Master Investor is the most visited event for investors in the UK, enabling private investors to meet the CEOs and founders of companies they can invest into. Our team […]

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