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.
With increased regulation, rising operational costs and shrinking profit margins, wealth managers are being forced to re-evaluate their internal technology processes and explore new markets for growth to combat margin pressures and capitalise on future market trends.
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As regulatory change and technological advancement drive innovation in digital personal finance it is essential that businesses are fully prepared to capitalise on this opportunity. Building trust via the digital channel, educating your customer on what is available and ensuring you have the correct digital tools in place are paramount to success.
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The Advisor Benchmark study aims to understand global best practices in financial advice around the world, to help firms deliver better services and outcomes for clients. Leveraging data from the 2018 Benchmark study of over 1,300 advisory firms, this session discussed findings that relate to the characteristics of higher growth firms, relative to their lower growth peers.
With the FCA ‘Senior Managers Regime’ imminent, it business critical that Advisers fully understand the implications on governance and responsibility and are actively reviewing business processes, structures and accountability.
As blockchain moves away from its bitcoin heritage it stands to revolutionise traditional banking models. However uncertainty remains surrounding the adoption of the technology, the role of crypto-currencies and recruiting the talent to drive this forward. Blockchain presents retail banking with both an unprecedented challenge and opportunity, ignore it at your peril!
As regulatory changes, shifting demographics and advancing technologies transform the face of banking, the industry must evolve. In order to succeed in this brave new world financial institutions must embrace technology, review partnership models and enhance customer experiences.
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According to some recent research from NS&I, 70% of financial advisers are willing to advise people with portfolios of less than £50,000 but 71% of Britons would only consider consulting a financial adviser if they had more than £25,000 to invest. So just what is commercially feasible from your point of view? Do we know at what level people feel they can justify the cost of financial advice?