Here we share our latest thinking with articles, updates and blogs that examine the trends, risks and opportunities facing the advice industry.
Your business19 April, 2018
Is it time to get connected?
Clients today have unprecedented access to the thoughts and conversations of some of the world’s leading economists and thinkers through social media. They want to be educated so they can play a part in their financial journey and collaborate with their adviser. So, is it now time to get connected?
Your business18 April, 2018
The inspiration that drives David Tiller
David Tiller, Head of Adviser and Wealth Manager Propositions at Standard Life, reveals who and what inspires him, his career-defining moment, and why he’s excited about the future of the advisory market.
Your business13 April, 2018
An opportune time to be an adviser
David Tiller, Head of Adviser and Wealth Manager Propositions at Standard Life, discusses the many opportunities facing advisers if they embrace technology and improve efficiency.
Focus on investments10 April, 2018
March market review 2018
A decade on since the financial crisis, Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, looks at how markets are performing and what challenges lie ahead for investors.
Your business26 March, 2018
Market and career insights from a leading equity strategist
Kate Moore, Chief Equity Strategist at BlackRock, shares her outlook for equity markets and an insight into some of the decisions and advice that define her impressive career in investments.
Focus on investments12 March, 2018
February market review 2018
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, looks at how global markets are performing and what’s next for interest rates. He also considers the outlook on Europe and opportunities in emerging markets.
Your business2 March, 2018
Unpicking our partnership with the Phoenix Group and what it means for you
Noel Butwell, Distribution Director discusses the proposed strategic partnership with Phoenix Group
Focus on tax20 February, 2018
Our top ten opportunities this tax year end
Why not take a look at our top 10 opportunities to explore with your clients, together with the key information required to make these a reality
Your clients20 February, 2018
And the nomination goes to…
Alastair Black, Head of Financial Planning at Standard Life, explains why nominations are so important to clients when it comes to benefiting from the tax efficiencies that came in with pension freedoms.
Focus on investments19 February, 2018
January market review 2018
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, tells us how global markets are performing in 2018. He also shares what assets he expects to perform well – and what potential challenges they might face.
Focus on investments11 January, 2018
Key issues for investors in 2018
As we start a new year, investors are turning their attention to what 2018 might have in store. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, shares his thoughts on what 2018 might bring.