Articles by David Prosser

Is a Successful Fund Platform All About Price? Not a Chance

By David Prosser on October 15, 2015

What do investors and advisers look for when choosing a fund platform? While the easy assumption is that this is a debate about price – that the default option for most people will be to choose…

Financial Services and Technology: If You Can’t Beat ’em, Join ’em

By David Prosser on September 24, 2015

Financial services companies are fighting back in the face of the threat from the technology sector. We hear a great deal these days about the potential for the big names in the technology sector to flex…

The Race to Sign Britain’s New Millionaires

By David Prosser on September 8, 2015

The virtual advice model may represent wealth managers’ best option for winning business from the growing mass affluent marketplace The number of millionaires in the UK has risen by more than 40 percent over the past…

Plaudits for Early Adopters of Apple Pay

By David Prosser on August 27, 2015

Those banks that have been slower to sign up to Apple Pay may live to regret it You fall foul of Apple at your peril. No one is saying publicly why HSBC, supposedly a launch partner…

Reinventing the Asset Management Business Model

By David Prosser on August 12, 2015

New digital players may not pose as big a threat as competitors from within the fund management sector When market research consultancy Create Research published a report earlier this year on the threat posed to asset…

Why Digital Customer Service Matters in FinServ

By David Prosser on July 30, 2015

“I want fans, not customers,” is the mantra of Vernon Hill, the founder of Metro Bank, Britain’s highest-profile retail banking launch of the past two decades (in fact, the country’s only full-service retail banking launch during…

How Fund Managers Can Capitalise From Learning To Love Data

By David Prosser on July 16, 2015

When the TV show and movie streaming service Netflix strategically decided on producing its own content, its executives had to think hard about what that content might be. The answer didn’t come from the creative ideas…