Welcome to our Adviser content hub. Here we will be discussing trends, risks and opportunities facing the industry.
Your business13 December, 2018
2019 market outlook and resolutions
Leading investment managers share their views on the investment challenges and opportunities ahead, as well as their investment and personal New Year resolutions.
Focus on investments13 December, 2018
Market review - Lessons from a volatile year
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses key lessons from a volatile year for markets and where investors could find opportunities in 2019. Capital at risk.
Your future11 December, 2018
We need to better articulate how platforms help clients
David Tiller, Head of Adviser and Wealth Manager proposition at Standard Life discusses the view of inducements in the FCA Platforms Market Study.
Your business10 December, 2018
The future of advice
In the first of a three-part feature, David Tiller, Head of UK Propositions at Standard Life, considers the future of the advice market: what’s driving increased demand and competition, and the advice models of the future.
Focus on tax29 November, 2018
What the recent IHT court case means for pension transfers
A recent ruling by the Court of Appeal could be the catalyst for clients still pondering about transferring their pension to make their decision sooner than later.
Your business28 November, 2018
Financial wellness and the role of advice
Susie Logan, Standard Life Brand and Marketing Director examines what is meant by financial wellness and the opportunities it offers for financial advice.
Focus on investments22 November, 2018
Finding income opportunities to generate defensive returns
Market volatility has returned, tech stocks have fallen and President Trump’s Twitter feed continues to unnerve investors on a global scale. But what has this meant for bond and equity markets and where can investors find the best income opportunities?
Focus on tax12 November, 2018
Will your retirement planning fail with your client’s health?
Three years on from the pension freedoms, it's easy to take for granted that income flexibility and inherited drawdown will be there for clients when required.
Focus on investments12 November, 2018
Market review – are investors right to be spooked?
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses the drivers of recent market volatility and implications for the global economy.
Focus on tax30 October, 2018
Budget 2018 – what it means for you and your clients
Our technical team take a look at what the budget 2018 means for you and your clients.
Your business22 October, 2018
Rebalancing client portfolios – is there a way to achieve efficiency?
Jenny Davidson, Head of Platform Investment Management, at Standard Life considers mechanical rebalancing as a practical solution for advisers looking for efficiency when rebalancing their clients’ portfolios.
Focus on investments18 October, 2018
September market review 2018
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses recent trade pacts, rate rises and inflation, and what this means for the global economy. He also looks at volatility in the US and other markets and considers whether a recession is on the horizon.