Welcome to our Adviser content hub. Here we will be discussing trends, risks and opportunities facing the industry.
Focus on investments11 February, 2019
Market review – markets rebound even though global growth slows
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, considers how Brexit, the US government shutdown, and downgrades to global growth forecasts are affecting markets and what this means investors.
Your future17 January, 2019
It’s time for a holistic approach to costs and charges regulation
Over the years, we’ve seen layer after layer of disclosure rules implemented in an attempt to help consumers understand costs and charges, but the FCA’s recent Interim Report suggests our efforts may not be helping.
Focus on investments14 January, 2019
2019 global market outlooks
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, considers some of the key issues that investors will have to watch out for over the next 12 months and shares his investment resolutions for the new year.
Focus on investments8 January, 2019
Market volatility - supporting client conversations
We share some reassurance messages which you might find useful when talking to clients about the impact of market volatility on their investments.
Your clients8 January, 2019
A dive into the different generations and what they need from financial advice
Much has been written about millennials and their attitudes to finance but research carried out by Standard Life reveals more diversity than you might expect. Susie Logan, Standard Life Brand and Marketing Director, discusses.
Your business4 January, 2019
The advancements that can help you succeed
David Tiller, Head of UK Propositions at Standard Life, continues to explore the future of the advice market. In part 2, he looks at the advancements in investments and platform capabilities that can help advisers future-proof their businesses.
Your business21 December, 2018
Why you should say goodbye to the Hippo effect
We take a look at why including all staff in business planning can help take firms to the next level.
Focus on investments21 December, 2018
Will gold find a silver lining in 2019?
After a tough 2018 for gold investors, Merian Gold & Silver Manager Ned Taylor-Leyland explains why holders of gold and silver, and their underlying mining shares, may be better supported in 2019.
Your business19 December, 2018
Are you ready to disclose costs and charges?
David Tiller, Head of UK Propositions at Standard Life, clarifies the imminent MiFID II disclosure requirements, and how Standard Life platforms will support advisers to fulfil these.
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.