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Our annual temperature check on the health of the paraplanning profession and an insight into the increasingly crucial role that paraplanners play.

SCOTTISH WIDOWS PLATFORM AWARDED 'A' RATING BY AKG

By Scottish Widows Platform

Press Release

Scottish Widows Platform has received an ‘A’ rating, the highest awarded for financial strength from financial analytics firm AKG.

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What differentiates our platform versus other providers in the market?

By Jonathan Sandell, Scottish Widows

Adviser newsletter

What Differentiates Our Platform versus Other Providers in The Market? I would say collaboration, connectedness and commitment. First, collaboration is key. We never forget we are here to help advisers provide a great experience to their clients. While the tech stack is important, what occasionally gets overlooked is the role of people. The value of the collaboration between the people who use platforms and those who run them is what determines real, long-term success.

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Paraplanners Call For Better Tech To Help Deliver Value For Clients

By Scottish Widows Platform

Press Release

Improved technology and better connectivity are top of paraplanners' wish list, according to the latest quarterly data from the Scottish Widows Paraplanner Survey.

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Embark Group launches Scottish Widows Platform

By Scottish Widows Platform

Press Release

Embark Group announces the launch of the Scottish Widows Platform*, simplifying its adviser offering onto a single, easy-to-use platform under the Scottish Widows brand.

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Investing In Clean Technology For Tomorrow’s Renewable Economy

By Hamish Chamberlayne, Janus Henderson Investors

Adviser newsletter

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, considers the seismic changes that are happening to make renewable energy the new backbone of the global economy.

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Ignore the Instability in the Mortgage Market – the UK Consumer is on Solid Ground

By Ed Legget, Artemis

Adviser newsletter

Ed Legget, manager of the Artemis UK Select Fund, believes the UK consumer is in much better shape than negative headlines would suggest. This means the low valuations of UK consumer discretionary stocks are unjustified and represent an attractive entry point for long-term investors.

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Genomics

By Jasveet Brar, M&G

Adviser newsletter

Impact investors aim to invest in companies providing innovative, impactful solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges, such as the provision of good health and well-being. In this article, we take a closer look at genomics, an innovative technology with the potential to improve healthcare efficiency, reduce suffering and ultimately save lives.

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