Editor's Comment: Simon's Chamberlain's plan was lesson to all

We're a tough breed in journalism but the death of Succession founder Simon Chamberlain shocked and saddened me deeply recently - as it did many readers who contacted us. Despite this I believe Simon's death teaches us all many lessons but perhaps not the obvious ones.


Carter: CFP is only recognised title for proper Financial Planning

Much debate is ongoing about the merits of being a Certified or Chartered Financial Planner, writes Keri Carter CFPTM, managing director of Broadway Financial Planning.


Atkinson: Paraplanners will need Chartered status

The whole ‘Chartered Body Alliance’ thing seems to have come out of nowhere to me. Clearly it has been brewing for a while and I think that it is a good thing for financial services.


Editor's Comment: A breath of fresh air for Financial Planning

It’s not a merger but it is a step forward for the Chartered adviser bodies and the Financial Planning profession and it’s long overdue.

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