Often when we think of businesses giving to charity we think of big business, like Jeff Bezos the founder of Amazon who gave away $2 billion last year or Microsoft and the Bill Gates Foundation giving a paltry $150 million. But the fact is that supporting local charities and worthy causes can also be a good thing for small... Read More
With lenders sometimes seeming to strike brokers from their panels for very little reason and no effective means of appeal for the unfortunate advisers it’s getting more and more important to check out any new introducers in as much depth as you can.
This was brought graphically to my notice when Which Network had a call from a broker (let’s... Read More
So here we are, with half of 2019 already passed, “what happened there!!!” Anyhow if you can bear with me for the customary and possibly obvious warning. Although the information used for the table and this accompanying analysis were laser accurate at the time of compilation, retrospective changes may give rise to slight changes in individual entries. This doesn’t... Read More
So it’s the first quarter of 2019, a brand new year and a
brand new quarter with limitless possibilities for everyone and the chance to
make a real difference to your life and the life of everyone around
you……………….As my brother’s life coach would say.
Back here on earth however the first thing that springs at
you from the figures is the small but... Read More
So that’s 2018 over now and what an interesting but scary year it was! My next article will cover the network recruitment results for the whole year, but first we have recruitment performance for the last quarter of the year, a period which included one of the most lacklustre budgets since………….Well, since the last budget. It appears that the... Read More
Facebook’s everywhere isn’t it? Love it or hate it, with a lot of people swinging both ways you just can’t ignore it. Or at least most of us can’t ignore it at any rate.
This posting is aimed at giving the social media novices amongst us, just a few ideas on content for a FB page to promote your business.
First... Read More
Isn’t it amazing how technology flies along? Having worked in and around Financial Services for some 20 years now I can remember when my first website as a mortgage broker, generated decent volumes of work without any PPC or off site search engine optimisation, basically because the internet was, if not a desert at the time then certainly the... Read More
I have covered this subject a long while back, about 4 years back actually but from conversations I’ve had recently it’s obvious that not everyone is covering all the bases with their clients. To some it might seem so obvious that it doesn’t need saying but existing clients are always going to be easier to get business from than... Read More
Without beating around the bush, or the Trump or the Brexit. I think it’s fair to say the 2016 has been an extraordinary year for financial services in the UK and the world in general. Forecasts by a multitude of experts that we would immediately fall off a cliff and be reduced to eating rats following that vote have... Read More