Almost half of independent advisory firm business-owners plan to sell up within five years - and 10% next year, research has found.
Well, this is the biggest jigsaw I've ever helped put together.
RICS and Council of Mortgage Lender figures both confirm the housing and mortgage markets have settled into a slower growth pattern as activity in London finally ran out of steam.
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Only one in four advisory firms operates a social media policy for staff despite its increasing use and growing scrutiny from the regulator, research suggests.
Almost two-in-three mortgage brokers do not have the appropriate qualifications needed to sell equity release products, a poll has found.
From Monday 6 October, HSBC will start to offer its mortgages through Countrywide Mortgage Services brokers.
Advisers should stop posting negative comments about the industry from behind a cloak of anonymity, chief executive of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) Keith Richards has said.
Seven advice firms have been declared in default by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).
As competition from price comparison websites continues to grow Source Insurance managing director Kevin Paterson looks at the key stats behind insurance sales.
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The news from the Treasury that there is a strong possibility that accidental landlords will fall under MMR-style regulation in 2016 should not be shock based on the FCA’s ethos that consumer behaviour should drive product design.
Trainees have an important role to play as intermediaries look to grow and diversify in a recovering market, however they are not the answer unless as a business owner you are prepared to invest the time, money and resource to build what can be an extremely valuable asset to the business.
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