Here we share our latest thinking with articles, updates and blogs that examine the trends, risks and opportunities facing the advice industry.
Your business3 April, 2017
Elevate – our ambition for growth
David Tiller shares the ambitious growth strategy for the Elevate platform and proposition, and the introduction of the planned development and improvement phase.
Your business31 March, 2017
Platform Consolidation: it's all about you
Adviser business needs are actively shaping the development of the platform market, says David Tiller.
Focus on investments22 March, 2017
What could the Trump effect mean for investors?
Find out what the Trump effect means for investors, and the developments we should pay most attention to, from experts at Standard Life Investments and Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
Your future15 March, 2017
Market review – February 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, explains the four main drivers for any asset class.
Your business15 March, 2017
The outlook on UK bonds
Standard Life Investments and some of the other leading fund groups we work with give their views on how they see UK bonds performing in a potential bear market.
Your clients6 March, 2017
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.
Discretionary Fund Managers21 February, 2017
Natural income on the investment hub
In our first article for Discretionary Fund Managers, Jenny Davidson, Head of Platform Investment Services, blogs on Natural Income - and an exciting milestone for the Standard Life Investment Hub.
Your clients16 February, 2017
10 reasons to pay into your pension before April
To ensure your clients don't miss an opportunity for a top up, we've put together 10 reasons to fund their pension before April.
Your clients13 February, 2017
A special offer for your SME clients – nothing to pay till January 2018
Graeme Bell from Standard Life’s auto-enrolment team explains how you can help your workplace clients get their pension schemes off to a good start.
Your future7 February, 2017
Market review – January 2017
Andrew Milligan, Head of Investment Strategy at Standard Life Investments, gives his outlook on 2017.
Focus on investments13 January, 2017
2016 – the year of unpredictability
Why was 2016 so unpredictable for markets and what can we learn from it in 2017?