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Prepare to document entire client journey

The Mortgage Market Review has had us intrigued for some time. The recent discussion and consultation papers have had me nodding in agreement one minute and shaking my head in despair the next. I have a similar reaction when I think about the Financial Services Authority being disbanded in 2012. I’ve worked in the network […]

GDP rises by 1.2%

GDP increased by 1.2% in the second quarter of 2010, according to the Office for National Statistics.


Changing times for the advisory sectors

The next couple of years are going to be interesting for advisory sectors in the UK. Next autumn we solicitors will start to see the impact of the Legal Services Act deregulation and in 2012 financial advisers face the introduction of the Retail Distribution Review. In some aspects these changes are different but will produce […]


Cooking up trouble on the regulatory front

I was either brave or foolish when, in 1969 at the tender age of 22, I bought a house with a mortgage despite the fact that there was no Lord Adair Turner or an industry of quangos to watch over me.


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