The growth of the Financial Planning sector in recent years has been rapid as many advisers have grasped the benefits of adopting a service focused on the long term needs of clients with the backing of a logical and sensible process
Whatever your style of advice, most advisers now borrow at least some of their core client servicing principles from the Financial Planning sector and what was once a small, niche service is rapidly becoming mainstream. The influence of the Retail Distribution Review and subsequent regularly comment has reinforced the growth of fee-based advice, free from the taint of commission.
In recent weeks a leading figure at the FCA has also voiced support for cashflow planning, a daily activity for many IFP members who are reviewing their clients financial needs.
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