Family Office Investing

CoreData Research conducted an attitudinal study of family offices with the aim of understanding the collective mindset of this traditionally shy, perceived to be opaque and not-well known segment of the market.

Discretionary Fund Managers 2015

CoreData’s latest findings on the appetite for advisers to outsource their investment proposition showed almost 43% of advisers expected to outsource some or all of their investment responsibilities by the end of 2014.

UK Retirement Report 2015

This report gives a clear understanding of retail investors’ existing pension arrangements, their grasp of pension saving and their approach to advice and guidance in this regard.

Technological Disruption in Asset Management

This report explores this potential pool of assets by examining at a grassroots level the different facets of investing from the point of view of the end investor.



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UK High Net Worth Report

May 2017

[ View the full report ] 2016 marked one of the most politically eventful times in Western history. The unanticipated vote by Britain to leave the European Union and the election of a nationalist demagogue to the presidency of the United States both threaten to upend several decades of closer economic and political integration. A myriad of […] read more

Saving for Retirement

April 2017

[ View the full report ] Almost 50 million consumers in the UK have pension savings – that is 71% of the population. But this counts for very little if they are not given adequate guidance around how to ensure savings last throughout retirement. With 67% of individuals planning to rely on the state pension, there is […] read more

UK Savers 2017

February 2017

[ View the full report ] Saving more money can lead to increased confidence in the economy and one’s household finances. Individuals who save more are likely to be more amenable to new companies’ offers and tend to shop around more and be more open to taking on investment risk, as evidenced by their higher subscription to […] read more

ISA Season 2017

February 2017

[ View the full report ] The fourth CoreData Isa report examines the buying behaviour of UK retail investors for the 2016/17 Isa season. It also looks at the reforms brought into play in 2016 and further changes being made to rejuvenate the Isa landscape and bolster investor engagement. The buying behaviour of retail investors is of […] read more

Mifid II Report

December 2016

[ View the full report ] Some may say advisers in the UK are lucky, that they are ahead of the regulation game. The introduction of the Retail Distribution Review in December 2012 could be considered a considerable head start for advisers preparing to face Mifid II – with curbs on inducements and requirements on firms that […] read more

UK Investment Outlook 2017

November 2016

[ View the full report ] The UK spent the second half of 2016 trying to absorb the shocks associated with the decision to leave the European Union. Yet the outlook for the economy remains distinctly uncertain. Having dodged the initial Armageddon scenario, signs suggest the UK economy has been relatively resilient post-Brexit as economic data continues […] read more

Pensions Report

November 2016

[ View the full report ] The pensions industry has been hit by a tsunami of regulation over the last few years including auto-enrolment, pension freedoms and changes to the state pension and lifetime and annual allowance. The March 2016 Budget saw the introduction of the controversial Lifetime Isa, along with proposals for a pensions dashboard and […] read more

Active Management 2017

October 2016

[ View the full report ] Despite well ingrained confidence in active management, advisers expect an average 5.2% return in the long term and institutional investors are not much more optimistic with anticipated returns of 7.3%. This is less than the return generated by FTSE 100 which, as at September 2016, had generated 10.1% in annualized returns […] read more

UK Regtech

October 2016

[ View the full report ] First there was Fintech. And then there was Regtech. Both phenomena stem from the same tech family and both are shining examples of how Britain rules the waves when it comes to applying technology to finance and innovation in financial services. Regtech refers to firms and solutions which use innovative technologies […] read more

Discretionary Fund Managers 2016

September 2016

[ View the full report ] The rapid rise of investment outsourcing in the past 10 to 15 years shows no signs of slowing down as advisory business models continue to evolve in the wake of market volatility and the ever-changing regulatory process. Industry estimates put the number of advisers using Discretionary Fund Managers (DFMs) at around […] read more

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