Raise the red flag issues

July 2009
Money Marketing;7/16/2009, p44
The article presents the author's views on industrial platforms that have the potential to change the financial services industry in Great Britain. He muses on the technology that can impact efficiency savings when shared with informed and empowered consumers particularly on the charges. The author cites the reasons for platforms not to deliver their promises including shortcomings of products, current regulatory status of the platforms and challenges in the implementation of advicing process.


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