Here we share our latest thinking with articles, updates and blogs that examine the trends, risks and opportunities facing the advice industry.
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 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 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.
Your business28 August, 2017
Key things you need to know about changes under MiFID and MiFIR
There is now 3 months left before the MiFID and MiFIR regulations are introduced. Jenny Davidson, Head of Investment Platform Solutions discusses the key things you need to know about these changes.
Your business18 August, 2017
Driving your business forward
David Tiller, Head of Adviser and Wealth Manager Propositions discusses how to drive your business forward.
Focus on investments16 August, 2017
July market review 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, explains why a global correction might not be on the cards just yet by taking an in-depth look at some of the major markets and events that have been happening in July.
Your business17 July, 2017
Keep calm, we have a plan - MiFID II
The countdown to the implementation of MiFID II/MiFIR regulations has begun. Jenny Davidson, Head of Investment Platform Solutions discusses what this means for you
Your business13 July, 2017
Don’t be complacent on MiFID II
We will soon have MiFID II, MiFIR, PRIPPs and IDD. All this closely linked regulation is going to change our market. Hear the latest view from David Tiller, Head of Adviser and Wealth Manager Propositions.
Focus on investments10 July, 2017
Brexit – where do we go from here?
On 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union (EU), having been a member since 1973. Twelve months on from this historic moment, formal negotiations between the UK and EU on the terms of the UK’s exit have begun. We hear from Standard Life Investments about the election result
Focus on investments7 July, 2017
June market review 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, gives his expert view on UK and US interest rates, if low volatility can continue in the UK and why investors are favouring Europe over the US.