News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|Alliance Trust and Elliott Advisors reach agreement ahead of AGM||1||28 April 2015 10:10 am|
|RBS facing court action over 'unethical' account closures||8||27 April 2015 4:29 pm|
|Labour pledges to scrap stamp duty for first-time buyers||9||27 April 2015 2:57 pm|
|Government warns BP over foreign takeover||1||27 April 2015 2:11 pm|
|The Platforum: Be wary of platform tech shifts||1||27 April 2015 2:02 pm|
|Sesame to pay PI excess for firms going to Intrinsic or Bankhall||2||27 April 2015 11:29 am|
|Advisers back Tories as election looms||1||27 April 2015 9:38 am|
|Election 2015: What are the key manifesto pledges affecting advisers?||1||27 April 2015 8:58 am|
|Under attack: Advisers warned of cyber risks of 'insecure' email||5||25 April 2015 1:30 pm|
|'A low fix would be the best xmas present': Why Deutsche Bank was fined £1.7bn||3||25 April 2015 7:44 am|
|Could Conservatives' Pension Wise review spell the end for MAS?||4||24 April 2015 8:47 pm|
|Lee Robertson: Rise to the challenge||2||24 April 2015 5:22 pm|
|Think-tank: UK market still well suited to annuities despite pension freedoms||6||24 April 2015 4:49 pm|
|Sesame confirms Intrinsic AR referral deal||3||24 April 2015 4:31 pm|
|Locking horns: Garry Heath clashes with Apfa over adviser trade body plans||9||24 April 2015 4:28 pm|
|Tales from the frontline on pension freedoms||1||24 April 2015 3:52 pm|
|Annuity rates plummet to lowest level since 2012||3||24 April 2015 11:15 am|
|Apfa writes to Govt over ‘unjustifiable’ hike in adviser fees||15||24 April 2015 10:48 am|
|Phil Young: Time to drop 'insistent client' label||17||24 April 2015 10:44 am|
|Should savers be given free advice 'voucher' at retirement?||3||24 April 2015 9:53 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?