Welcome to our Adviser content hub. Here we will be discussing trends, risks and opportunities facing the industry.
Focus on investments17 November, 2017
Are you and your clients one step ahead of the fraudsters?
Investment scams are on the increase, and your clients are being contacted directly. Fraudsters are targeting the vulnerable but are you aware which of your clients may fall into this category?
Focus on investments14 November, 2017
October market review 2017
Has this October bucked the seasonal stock market trend? Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, discusses this and where he sees future opportunities.
Focus on investments24 October, 2017
Harvey and Irma − the economic impact
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma swept across the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, causing significant destruction. Experts at Standard Life Investments examine the potential economic impact of both storms on the US economy.
Focus on investments12 October, 2017
You don’t need to sacrifice financial returns to do good
We hear from Simon Bond, Director of Responsible Investment Portfolio Management and Manager of the Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund, about the challenges and achievements of an innovative corporate bond fund.
Focus on investments9 October, 2017
Significant client opportunities in the new world of ethical investing
The ethical sector is transforming to meet increasing demand for returns with positive social outcomes. Amanda Young, Head of Responsible Investment at Standard Life Investments, explains why this could be a huge opportunity for advisers.
Focus on investments4 October, 2017
September market review 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, looks at how markets both domestically and globally are responding to continuing political and economic tensions
Your business19 September, 2017
Integrating capacity for loss into your risk profiling process
Alastair Black, Head of Financial Planning Propositions at Standard Life discusses research around the role of capacity for loss in the risk profile assessment process.
Your business15 September, 2017
Get smart with client data
For sportspeople and advisers alike, gathering and using data effectively is essential to stay ahead of the competition. Find out more about using client data to keep you ahead of the game.
Focus on investments15 September, 2017
Interview with MyFolio Portfolio Manager, James Millard
Part of the award-winning Fund Solutions team at Standard Life Investments, James Millard shares his thoughts on the success of MyFolio, the opportunities and challenges facing advisers and some of his personal investment experiences.
Focus on investments7 September, 2017
August market review 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, looks through the political noise, economic uncertainty and expensive valuations that are spooking some investors to the fundamental factors that matter to markets.
Your business29 August, 2017
Predicting a recession
It’s crucial for investors to know: “when is the next recession?” But it’s often difficult to predict the global business cycles that ultimately lead to recession. Hear from the economic and strategy experts at Standard Life Investments who discuss their new methodology to map business cycles.