News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|Former adviser pleads guilty to Ponzi scheme fraud||6||24 March 2015 7:39 pm|
|L&G boss says bank bashing will force lenders out of UK||18||24 March 2015 4:29 pm|
|Openwork chief exec exits for Old Mutual||2||24 March 2015 3:10 pm|
|Pension Wise access details confirmed||2||24 March 2015 3:00 pm|
|‘Dangerous gap’ created by FCA pension transfer overhaul||21||24 March 2015 12:15 pm|
|Robert Reid: ABI’s commission comments prove it is stuck in the past||8||24 March 2015 9:26 am|
|Caroline Rookes: MAS review of Farnish report will be 'open and transparent'||12||24 March 2015 9:14 am|
|Apfa calls for regulatory budgets freeze in advice 'manifesto'||2||24 March 2015 8:53 am|
|Treasury to pilot pension passport reforms with LV=||1||23 March 2015 3:28 pm|
|Tories more trusted than Labour on pensions||5||23 March 2015 3:15 pm|
|MPs to accuse FCA of ‘dereliction of duty’ over botched briefing||5||23 March 2015 1:39 pm|
|Govt to cut pensions lifetime allowance to £1m||41||23 March 2015 1:18 pm|
|'Like asking a school child to mark their own homework': Govt under fire over MAS review response||4||23 March 2015 10:04 am|
|Fund groups hit out at Labour's 'damaging' tax plans||1||23 March 2015 10:04 am|
|CII to ramp up chartered status requirements in standards overhaul||7||22 March 2015 3:35 pm|
|MAS faces £20m budget cut as Farnish review proposes radical overhaul||11||20 March 2015 4:40 pm|
|Lee Robertson: How have we become so remote from the public?||2||20 March 2015 3:29 pm|
|Advisers question ex-FCA director of comms' move to payday lender||3||20 March 2015 3:00 pm|
|FCA fines and bans directors of Sipp advice firm||13||20 March 2015 2:40 pm|
|Osborne eyes £50k higher rate tax threshold||1||20 March 2015 1:39 pm|
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?
Do you see the value in adviser trade bodies?