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Launched in February 2007, Panacea Adviser (Panacea) is a unique and free resource that supports financial advisers, mortgage brokers and paraplanners by providing free online access to the very latest tools, calculators, research, educational support and business development ideas from product providers and support services all in one place.

The site has established an active community where advisers, paraplanners, brokers and providers alike can engage in debates and discussions affecting their business, where concerns are voiced and the necessary support provided - all for free.

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As a recipient of our 'Bento' email bulletins we are asking you to take part in a very short survey on what kind of information and content you enjoy receiving from us. ...more >
February 28, 2018

Stinking badges 3
For those of you who remember the Mel Brooks classic ‘Blazing Saddles’ the town of Rock Ridge is being held to ransom by out of control Mexican bandits who proudly proclaim to the Mayor, Hedley Lamarr, that in a town with no sheriff, to cause havoc they “don’t need no stinking badges”. ...more >
February 23, 2018

NHS and 'the Donald'
Given that the NHS has been politically ‘weaponised’ (whatever that means) I thought that I would ‘go off piste’ with some musings on whether Donald Trump was actually right about the NHS after all. ...more >
February 12, 2018

What is the GDPR and when will it apply?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will govern the use of personal information throughout the European Union. It replaces the EU's Data Protection Directive and the UK's Data Protection Act 1998. The Government's Data Protection Bill (due to come into force this year) will ensure that the GDPR remains in our law post-Brexit so there is little doubt that the GDPR is here to stay. ...more >
January 31, 2018

Stop the shorting monster
A short sale is a transaction in which an investor sells borrowed securities in anticipation of a price drop and is required to return an equal number of shares at some point in the future. A short seller makes money if the stock goes down, a lot of money if it drops a lot. Shorting is legal. But is it morally acceptable? ...more >
January 17, 2018

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