New in-depth survey of financial advisers by NS&I reveals high level of confidence about the future of the industry

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) is today launching the first edition of its new Financial Advice Barometer – a quarterly survey of financial advisers. It finds that 83% of advisers are currently either ‘very confident’ or ‘fairly confident’ about the future prospects for the financial advice industry.

2014 savings rise comes to an end

NS&I’s latest Quarterly Savings Survey has revealed that the steady rise in savings levels seen over the last year, from 7.42% of income saved in summer 2013 to 8.21% in spring 2014, came to an end in the summer. Britons are now saving 7.63% of their income each month.