News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|Tradeable annuities advice hurdle 'must not be lower than DB transfers'||1||1 May 2015 4:44 pm|
|Ed Balls: Labour won't pursue heavy-handed regulation||5||1 May 2015 4:38 pm|
|Profile: 'The future of advice will be more telephone and web-based'||1||1 May 2015 4:35 pm|
|Chris Gilchrist: Make way for product regulation||1||1 May 2015 4:19 pm|
|Conservatives plan annuities review as rates plunge to record lows||8||1 May 2015 4:05 pm|
|Dead end: PI insurers could block insistent clients as liability fears grow||16||1 May 2015 3:38 pm|
|MM leader: The 'adviser says no' mentality on insistent clients||23||1 May 2015 2:35 pm|
|65% unaware of pensions death tax reforms||1||1 May 2015 12:51 pm|
|Leap of faith: Providers eye advice offerings to protect market share||3||1 May 2015 12:43 pm|
|Nic Cicutti: 'Idiot tax' is not the way forward on insistent clients||33||1 May 2015 12:31 pm|
|Man jailed for failing to pay back £460k insider dealing gains||7||1 May 2015 9:59 am|
|Close Sesame: What next for Sesame Bankhall members?||8||30 April 2015 8:13 pm|
|Employers hit with first escalating auto-enrol fines||2||30 April 2015 7:00 pm|
|Annuity sales up 11% despite falling rates||1||30 April 2015 5:04 pm|
|Concern as just three providers sign up to pension governance standard||2||30 April 2015 4:41 pm|
|Ian McKenna: Providers on the adviser software acquisition trail||1||30 April 2015 3:30 pm|
|Trade bodies unite to push for independent pensions commission||2||30 April 2015 1:20 pm|
|Treasury spends £37k on Pension Wise branding||1||30 April 2015 10:04 am|
|FSCS hits pensions advisers with shock £43m levy hike||27||30 April 2015 8:56 am|
|The next misselling scandal? PFS issues insistent transfers warning to advisers||1||30 April 2015 8:32 am|
Dangerous gaps have been left in the pensions system given the rapid pace of reform, including blurred lines around guidance and the lack of a coherent process to refer to advisers.
After two years of wrangling, the future of the UK’s largest advice network has finally been decided. We look at what the future holds for Sesame advisers.
Insurer has backtracked on plans to offer savers guidance over fears of straying into advice. Money Marketing understands Aviva had planned to launch a 30-strong team to deliver phone-based guidance.
Advisers question whether the CII is playing catch-up on qualifications, despite its overhaul of criteria for chartered firms. And is level six becoming the new level four?
Are you prepared to process insistent client business?