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Latest Panacea Adviser articles

Panacea Adviser survey: 99% of advisers left in the dark on FCA accountability
Under 1% of advisers believe they have a proper understanding of what the regulator is accountable for, or how it is accountable, du e to the FCA’s poor communication with the industry, according to exclusive research from Panacea Adviser. ...more >
June 22, 2017

Most people forget the third part
We started the week with this statement from the Lloyds Banking Group on behalf of HBOS: 'Our customers' safety is of paramount importance to us’: 'We have a clear policy that if a customer says that they are considering taking their own life that we must take the statement seriously and take action to protect them. Whatever your view of Noel Edmunds and Mr. Blobby may be, I cannot think of any example in my forty plus years in the financial services industry where any bank has ever made such a statement. ...more >
June 20, 2017

Mifid 2 and financial services marketing
What do you see as the impact of MIFID 2 on marketing practices and processes, especially in relation to marketing service agreements in 2018. Thoughts and perspectives on your expectations of providers or indeed any provider perspectives would be welcome. ...more >
June 15, 2017

Brexit conspiracy theory, they thought it was all over. It is now.
Winston Churchill said, “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” I have been reading a very interesting book by Sunday Times journalist Michael Hume called 'Revolting. It is a tome exploring in some detail how the establishment elites are or might be seen to be undermining democracy. ...more >
June 13, 2017

Politicians and Pyrrhic victories
As the dust settles on the political mess that surrounds us, I, like you no doubt, have been reflecting on what ‘learnings’ (that wonderful word that those who should be responsible trot out when they have messed up) have been coming out, a little before Thursday and now in the swirling dust cloud of verbal spin, catch phrases, excuses, retributions, pollsters and egos. ...more >
June 12, 2017

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