News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
- CPD Centre
- MM TV
|View comments||Number||Latest Comment|
|John Porteous: Don't let technology dominate the advice process||2||4 March 2015 6:29 pm|
|Savers could withdraw more than £5bn from pensions in April surge||2||4 March 2015 6:13 pm|
|The fine line of pension success||1||4 March 2015 5:55 pm|
|FCA announces dramatic overhaul of pension transfer qualifications||25||4 March 2015 5:29 pm|
|Praemium acquires Plum Software for £1m||2||4 March 2015 5:16 pm|
|Financial services firm offices raided by fraud squad||5||4 March 2015 5:13 pm|
|Robert Reid: Losing the loss leaders||10||4 March 2015 4:48 pm|
|LV= calls for £25 ‘polluter pays’ levy to sustain Pension Wise||4||4 March 2015 3:29 pm|
|FCA: The challenge of serving vulnerable customers||9||4 March 2015 2:45 pm|
|FOS reveals most complained about adviser firms||10||4 March 2015 12:26 pm|
|Claire Trott: Legacy problems plague pension freedom reforms||2||4 March 2015 11:04 am|
|Labour under fire over pensions tax raid plans||10||3 March 2015 5:49 pm|
|HSBC chief Stuart Gulliver facing second MP grilling||1||3 March 2015 3:31 pm|
|FCA asks for cost benefit analysis on long-stop||30||3 March 2015 2:23 pm|
|Research: One-in-ten savers plan to buy an annuity post-April||4||3 March 2015 12:02 pm|
|How one complaint case proves the need for a long-stop||17||2 March 2015 4:21 pm|
|FCA and DWP publish call for evidence on pension charges||2||2 March 2015 3:53 pm|
|Labour plans annual and lifetime pension allowance cuts||29||2 March 2015 3:31 pm|
|LibDems target £1bn bank levy in final Coalition Budget||1||2 March 2015 1:43 pm|
|Guidance regulation to cost FCA up to £975k in first year||4||2 March 2015 9:38 am|
Savers on benefits are in danger of slipping through the cracks of the new pension freedoms by taking cash and losing their entitlements to state help.
Fears grow that the Government’s guidance guarantee could collapse under initial demand and create a guidance “lottery” with savers getting different levels of service.
Following FCA chief Martin Wheatley’s concerns around contingent charging, Money Marketing examines who charges what for advice and explores how fee models are set to become a key regulatory battleground.
In the first of a regular series, Neil Woodford looks at why equities should not be viewed as “the bond market’s idiot kid brother”.
Has the FCA done enough to protect consumers with its pension freedoms ‘second line of defence’ rules?