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29 April 2020
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In this issue of the magazine:
Tony Slimmings, Managing Director, Paraplanning Hub talks to Rob Kingsbury about establishing his paraplanning businesses and why he thinks the days of the freelance outsourced paraplanner are numbered
Rebecca Kowalski, paraplanner and compliance officer at Cornerstone Asset Management, explains how a new project for work has been key in fulfilling her personal aspirations too
Suitability: Being human
In the current climate, it is more important than ever that suitability reports are personal to the client and provide the reassurance they need, says PFS Paraplanner Panel member Rebecca Tuck
Compliance: Agent as Client
Many advice firms use discretionary investment managers to run client portfolios, often on an ‘Agent as Client’ basis. However, this can increase risks for advice firms, as explained by Steve Bailey, director ATEB Consulting
TDQ: Investing for Children
It’s important to be prepared for a question on the subject of investing for children, says Catriona Standingford, MD of Brand Financial Training, as questions can arise in R02, R03 and R04 and could also be included in case studies in R06.
Enforced remote working could be the chance to prove how awesome you are, says Michelle Hoskin, managing director, Standards International
There are things to think about today to pre-empt the things we may have to deal with in the future. John Humphreys, inheritance tax specialist at WAY Investment Services, offers up some items for the checklist
THE INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
The current pandemic is seeing greater focus on ESG issues across the globe. The investment industry may not be the same from now on, says David Smith, head of Corporate Governance, Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Darius McDermott, managing director, FundCalibre, considers whether the
Covid-19 pandemic will result in an acceleration of the rise of the east, providing greater investment opportunities
The return of negative correlation. FundCalibre analysts reveal the effect of the Coronavirus crisis on correlation between sectors and what that means for portfolios.
What are the top skills employers typically want to see from a paraplanner? Lewis Byford, co-founder of financial services...
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