16th
January 2017

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Blakemore

Happy New Year to all our business associates.

Happy New Year to all our business associates.

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16th
January 2017

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Blakemore

WE HAVE MOVED…..

The Blakemore team have now moved to lovely modern offices near Bank. Address: 3 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6HE

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02nd
November 2016

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Blakemore

FCA orders wealth firm to stop taking new money

Discretionary fund manager (DFM) Greyfriars Asset Management has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to stop managing new investment money including its Portfolio Six. Our sister publication New Model Adviser revealed that although no reasons are specified, the FCA mentions an offering called Portfolio Six in its note. According to a brochure released by […]

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20th
April 2016

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Blakemore

Tilney Bestinvest to launch mass market advice service

Tilney Bestinvest to launch mass market advice service By Valentina Romeo 14th April 2016 10:27 am Tilney Bestinvest is to offer a one-off advice service in a bid to reach the mass market. The new service will be available for new and existing clients of the group’s non-advised online investment service. Investors will be able […]

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17th
April 2016

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Blakemore

Finding the right paraplanner to boost your business

Talented, quality paraplanners have been hard to come by recently. The apparent shortage could be as a result of higher demand, with the increased regulatory burden on advisers creating more administrative requirements. As paraplanning has become a career in itself, advisers have recognised the value of having someone to assist in ensuring the smooth and […]

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04th
April 2016

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Blakemore

IFP’s Sue Whitbread: So, what makes a good paraplanner?

A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Financial Planning revealed that paraplanners are both very well qualified and valued by colleagues as an integral part of a financial planning business. So it seems logical to lift the lid on the role and see what makes a great paraplanner. In the early 1990s, the term paraplanner […]

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01st
April 2016

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Blakemore

Our New Website

We have a brand new website launching April 2016. We’ll have all the usual information but also a full list of all current vacancies which you can apply for through our site and an exciting blog post page! You’ll also be able to sign up to to our newsletter to receive all the latest market […]

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20th
March 2016

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Blakemore

Boutiques are still finding their way…

A tale of two boutiques was told last week. The first half was an overhaul at Barry Norris’s Argonaut. The second was the departure of Miton’s George Godber and Georgina Hamilton to Polar Capital. The changes at Argonaut were pinned on Mr Norris’s decision to buy out Standard Life Investments’ minority stake. But I imagine […]

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