Any businesses not meeting the needs of smarter-working practices risk being dumped by advisers
Although the rate of adaption to change by businesses has been positive, simply changing the processes necessary to keep new business flows in place is not enough. E-signatures, cybersecurity and the letter of authority process are all in need of further upheaval.
12 June 2020
New Model Adviser article .... Pru warns IFAs over email scammers asking for payments
IFAs have been warned about scammers pretending to be from Prudential UK, asking for payment details.
In a message to advisers, seen by New Model Adviser®, Prudential said it has been alerted to a number of emails which ‘at first glance look like they’ve come from a Prudential email account’...
14 April 2020
Advisers need to up their game on data security – providers should not obstruct them from doing so says F&TRC director Ian McKenna
Around half of the FCA’s 2019/20 business plan is focused on technology, with a particular focus on cyber security. This must make it inevitable that we will see new regulatory requirements soon.
Inevitably there will be a review of previous guidance...
25 March 2020
A Hampshire-based cyber security firm has followed in the footsteps of Silicon Valley by trialling a remote working policy. Beyond Encryption, one of the UK’s leading providers of secure email systems, road tested its working from home policy, safe in the knowledge that their ‘Digital Recorded Delivery®’ email system, Mailock, will continue to keep their communications secure.
17 March 2020
Peter Brutin, Customer Services Manager at Origo and Paul Holland, CEO of Beyond Encyrption demonstrated the new Unipass Mailock secure email solution at the 'Empowering Advice Through Technology 2020' event held in London in February. The event which was organised by FTRC and hosted by industry expert, Ian McKenna, featured a number of live demonstrations including Unipass Mailock.
13 March 2020
City Wire & New Model Adviser website article :
Origo has teamed up with cybersecurity provider Beyond Encryption to offer a new email messaging system which is available to 45,000 advisers using Origo’s Unipass Identity system.
The full article can be found here :
12 March 2020