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The future of financial advice

The future of financial advice

By Nick Eatock (pictured), CEO of Intelliflo – The start of a new year always feels like a good time to think about the future and where we’re headed. With that in mind, here are my thoughts on the technology themes that will impact financial advice in the next few years.

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ESG funds "stemming the tide of outflows from equities" after another strong quarter, says Willis Owen's Lowcock

ESG funds "stemming the tide of outflows from equities" after another strong quarter, says Willis Owen's Lowcock

"ESG and socially responsible investment funds have been the overwhelming winner since the pandemic, and this has continued in the third quarter of the year," says Adrian Lowcock, Head of Personal Investing at Willis Owen. "Whether the 270 per cent jump in flows year-on-year into ESG funds is itself sustainable is not yet clear, but there is no denying that, given the scale of investment throughout the year, this feels like a longer-term shift in mindset rather than a knee-jerk trade.