People see us as:
Being ahead of the game, spotting new opportunities early and capturing trends before they are obvious. We are recognised as having superior technical knowledge to the financial benefit our clients and being successful investors for our clients. We have repeatedly warned of impending industry problems before the authorities or media.
Some examples of our pro-consumer early warnings
For years we have criticised the sham of With Profits.
In 1992 we argued against endowment mortgages.
In 1997, we went public on the problems at Equitable Life.
In 1997, we spotted widespread pensions income mis-selling.
In the early 1990's, we predicted low interest rates.
In the early 1990's, we drew attention to ineffective pension plans.
We constantly challenge the government to simplify pensions.
More recently we warned of the potential perils of the buy-to-let market