After each Meeting Owen James publish 'The Findings', a document that encapsulates and shares the key issues and topics discussed on the day.
Each section below summarises the different roundtable sessions and covers an array of industry driven topics.
The Findings are listed in Event date order, but don't just look for an event you attended, explore the research facility that gives you access to topics addressed at all our other Meetings – past and present.
There are multiple external and internal factors feeding into a company’s brand, marketing communications and brand crisis management. These factors, for example data security breaches or employee dismissal cases are likely to rise up the ladder of importance for wealth managers. Firms need to be ready and prepared to go through various scenarios.
The future of investment advice remains a subject of continued debate following the ever increasing utilisation of digital automation by financial institutions. Ultimately, firms must adopt a balanced service model, determining exactly which elements of the proposition to automate in conjunction with the human element of personal advice and overcome hurdles in terms of legacy IT systems.
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BlackRock’s third annual European survey of private banks and wealth mangers shows that regulation, technology and margin pressure are the top three concerns this year. The discussion revolves around which plates are necessary to keep spinning, and which can be a lower priority.
Advisers need to take a holistic approach to client engagement and communication to strengthen the client’s understanding of risk and capacity for loss and to ensure optimum customer care and customer loyalty.
True differentiation can be a challenge for organisations so defining and communicating brand values is omnipotent. Yet identifying these values and ensuring they permeate the organisation can be challenging. It is essential that leadership teams demonstrate clear brand values and ensure these are embedded into the culture of the firm to enhance customer loyalty in a challenging market place.
Artificial IntelligenceBack OfficeBehavioursBig DataBrandData ScienceDigitalEngagementExperienceFintechManagement InformationReputationalRiskSegementationSocial MediaTrendsUKWealth Management & Private Banking
Many reasons such as DB transfers, property and longer life expectancy, mean that £5.5 trillion* will move hands in the UK between now and 2055. Savvy advisers need to start thinking today about how this shift in assets will affect their clients and their bottom line.
Summary includes reference to the US where baby boomers hold 80% of net wealth, baby boomers continue to be risk-adverse and hold large amounts of cash, ongoing dependencies, challenges of paying for long term care and confirmation bias.
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