Yearly Archives 2013

A Merry Christmas vlog: the bloopers

Enough of the serious, heart-warming, Christmas messages. Our final, final, video is just a bit of nonsense with all the out-takes from our filming. They made us laugh and we hope they make you laugh too. Have a great Christmas everyone!
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A Merry Christmas vlog: part 4

It’s the last day of our Christmas vlogs and we’re bringing you the fourth and last video blog (well, almost, we’ve a few bloopers to share later today that should put a smile on your face). We’ve loved making and sharing all the videos and we hope you’ve enjoyed watching
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A Merry Christmas vlog: part 3

Over the last couple of days we’ve shared ‘A Merry Christmas vlog’ part 1 and part 2. Today we’re sharing the third of the four vlogs (video blogs). We’ve filmed these instead of sending out Christmas cards and are donating the £1,000 we would have spent  to our 2013 charity
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A Merry Christmas vlog: part 2

Yesterday we launched the first of our Christmas ‘vlogs’, sharing our highlights of 2013 and what we’re grateful for. We’ve filmed these instead of sending out Christmas cards and are donating the £1,000 we would have spent to our 2013 charity partner Alzheimer Scotland. Today we’re sharing the second of
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A Merry Christmas vlog: part 1

At Nucleus we used to sign and send out hundreds of Christmas cards this time of year. Last year we decided to do something different, donate the £1,000 we previously spent on printing and sending Christmas cards to our charity partner and sing you a Christmas carol. For 2013, we’ve
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Platform pricing and massive spreadsheets

In the next of our guest blogs, Steven Nelson from the lang cat discusses the challenges in comparing charges in the platform market. When Nucleus approached me to write a guest blog on platform pricing for their site, I won’t lie to you, I was delighted. As resident number monkey
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A quiet revolution in pension transfers

Those of you familiar with the big smoke will know all about Oyster cards. If you’re not, it’s a single card that, once loaded with money, allows you to use any form of public transport across the city. This simple piece of plastic has revolutionised travel within London. Each week
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What makes people stay? #AttractFS

On 24 October we took part in a tweetchat on the subject of recruitment in financial services. The panel on the day included our business development director Barry Neilson (@BarryNeilson), Gregor Ormond of Redmill Resourcing (@redmillr) and Daniel O’Hara from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (@CISI). With MRM
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Tweetchat: #AttractFS

How can financial services firms #AttractFS and retain top talent? Since we launched our recruitment club, Attract, and our white paper on recruitment for financial planning practices, we’ve had really good response. It’s highlighted that recruitment isn’t just an issue for Nucleus advisers but across the board in financial services.
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Would you rather fight a horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?

We’ve all been on job interviews where we found ourselves thrown by a question that no amount of preparation can help with. It seems as if these are becoming more commonplace as employers seek to separate the wheat from the chaff. So what does it all mean? The horse/duck question
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