Wealth manager and Financial Planner Kingswood made a pre-tax loss of £3.7m in the first half of the year due mainly to the £4.1m cost of acquisitions in the period, the firm reported today.
Two new courses have been launched to support Financial Planners through their CISI level 7 qualification to gain their Certified Financial Planner certification.
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has held interest rates at 0.1%, and stuck to its £895bn asset purchase target, despite inflation fears.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported a decline in life expectancy among men for the first time since the figures began being collected in the 1980s.
The female adviser gap in the financial advice sector is starting to narrow but more needs to be done to attract women, according to advice network The Openwork Partnership.
Daniel Harrison, chief executive of recently-acquired Financial Planning and wealth management firm True Potential, has warned owners of Financial Planning firms to beware of over-generous offers for their businesses.
Fintech and consulting firm Altus has launched a pre-recorded video training series for financial services professionals on how to work with vulnerable customers.