Category Archives: Platforms

Front cover and inside spread of the lang cat's State of the Platform Nation

State of the Platform Nation: What the future holds for platforms

Every year, the lang cat publishes the State of the Platform Nation report – our annual deep dive into platforms in the UK. The 2023/24 report is the 12th edition and reviews the previous year and sets out what we think the future holds for platforms. 2023 will go down as one of the toughest

How much is enough: When and how firms review their platforms

We often say that no two advice firms are the same, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to reviewing your platforms. We carried out a straw poll recently to gauge how often advice professionals refresh their platform due diligence. Respondents had the option of either quarterly, half yearly, yearly or ‘we don’t, once