Advisers are ready to claim professional benefits

Competency, high standards of conduct, ethics and accountability are the hallmarks of a profession. Based on that criteria, many advisers already pass the professional test yet they still can’t officially claim the title and associated privileges. Admittedly, there are still some who do not possess the requisite criteria but a profession can’t be held back by lowest…

Advice short-cuts may not be a bad thing

Experienced professionals who have been doing their job for any meaningful period of time will have developed general rules of thumb that help them efficiently perform their role. For example, GPs know that in most circumstances the best remedy for the common cold is plenty of rest and fluid. An accountant will tell you to…