Distribution through IFAs hits 85% and RDR could fuel more sales

FSA's retail distribution review will impact UK IFA market

The proportion of investment products distributed through the UK's independent financial advisers (IFAs) is predicted to hit 85% this year, according to a report from global research company Deloittes. With the UK Financial Service Authority's Retail Distribution Review (RDR) being implemented in 2012, advisers will be required to advise on structured products but this will bring its difficulties, as was discussed at the Future Value Consultants conference in Birmingham.

"RDR is having its impac

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