9 September 2010
Sesame’s Ivan Martin says the RDR has lost sight of its key objectives and it is time for the regulator to have a statutory objective of improving the savings ratio.
Kevin Duffy says that those brokers who survive over the next 18 months willl emerge with great business prospects.
Money Marketing launches Pave The Way To Save campaign, calling for a more constructive approach to regulation.
Paul Farrow says a bank’s advice could have put a 70-year-old investor’s cash at risk
Chris Gilchrist says that if we want a more competitive market in financial services we have to remove a number of obstacles.
Nic Cicutti says that some people who have bemoaned the FOS for promoting National Complaints Day should get a life.
Origen’s Stephen Greenstreet says fears about the switch to the CPI are escalating.
Axa Wealth may resurrect plans to launch a corporate wrap.
TERs jump despite increased scrutiny.
UK GDP growth healthier than most but growth is slowing fast, according to the international think tank.
Should the MPC embark on a second round of fiscal stimulus?
Personal finance website Interactive Investor has teamed up with IFA firm Lee Associates to offer a new online service.
Lang and Pattisson hope to get FSA approval for trio of launches later this month.
LV= is eyeing acquisition opportunities in the protection and retirement sectors
CPMA should be given statutory objective of increasing the savings rate.
The Mortgage Advice Bureau has launched a wealth management service.
“If anybody’s phone goes off, they will be subject to the Aifa fine, which will directly contribute to the director-general’s leaving fund.”
FSA says advisers and providers responsible for complying with rules that require clients to be told the full cost of cover over the term of the policy.
Deal with Santander will not affect IFA distribution
Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder Peter Hargreaves has labelled the RDR as the biggest risk facing retail investors.
Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries expresses concerns about the plans.
David Trenner hopes the Government reconsiders its proposed ban on transfers from DB to DC schemes.