8 July 2010
Regulatory Legal assures IFAs making donations to help fund FSCS judicial review that they will not face any additional legal costs.
Tom Baigrie says a new approach to distribution needs to emerge.
Skandia’s Adrian Walker says the Government must redress the growing gap between private and public pensions sooner rather than later
Advisers taking R06 next week can now review the official exam case studies and get help in analysing the client information plus free exam technique guidance.
Complaints Commissioner says FSA enforcement staff have shown a lack of understanding of the procedures used when searching premises.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is calling for a debate on how quickly society is prepared to accept rises in the state pension age.
Former IFA Defence Union chairman Evan Owen applies to replace Chris Cummings as Aifa director general.
Regulatory Legal partner Gareth Fatchett and Aifa drector general Chris Cummings discuss the FSCS’s judicial review.
Life offices considering offering better commission terms for advisers that submit business with lower lapse rates.
Even a failed challenge should have a positive outcome.
Nest will have racked up a deficit of around £280m by launch in October 2012, according to Standard Life.
Danny Lovey says there is no welcome mat for a boom in the housing market.
Lifequote says direct online protection sales are unlikely to be a threat to IFAs.
Positive Solutions is contacting clients of partners affected by the past business review that KPMG has been conducting at the firm.
Ignis’ Simon Mungall says capacity in economies is sufficient to allay any inflationary pressure fears.
Richard Clarke says private equity investors are eyeing the IFA sector once again
Nic Cicutti says he would be tempted to donate if he was an IFA.
“Turn your back on this market for an instant and you can find the mood dramatically changed.”
Schroders head of UK intermediary business Robin Stoakley says the IMA should not have merged the UK equity income sectors.
Defaqto wrap and platform report shines a light on the platforms with high adviser satisfaction scores.
Andrew Montlake says the mortgage market could learn a lot from the failings of the England squad.
Paul Thomas looks at the FSA’s plans to ban toxic-cocktail mortgages.
UK inflation falls to 3.2 per cent in June on the back of lower petrol and diesel prices.
Alan Lakey argues the OFT should take action over the RDR.