Excited About RDR? You Should Be!

The arrival of new RDR rules means higher standards for financial advisers, fairer fees and a bit more peace of mind for investors

Bunker Riley 26 November, 2012 | 8:00AM

This article was written by Alex Riley, a director at Bunker Riley. It was written specifically for Morningstar’s special series about the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) in the UK. It is part of Morningstar's "Perspectives" series, which is a series of articles written by third-party contributors.

I’m excited! Not words you’d usually associate with financial legislation but I’m genuinely upbeat about the changes that the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) brings for both investors requiring advice and those working within the advisory community.

In the near 20 years that I have worked as an adviser, this is the first time that a consumer will be able to approach an adviser for assistance and have complete confidence from the outset that:

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Bunker Riley  is a firm of independent financial advisers based in Mayfair, London, offering independent, professional, financial planning to both personal and business clients.

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