News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|FCA fines Clydesdale Bank £20.6m over PPI complaint handling||4||14 April 2015 4:40 pm|
|Labour targets £7.5bn tax evasion clampdown||5||14 April 2015 3:03 pm|
|Tories to raid pensions tax relief to slash IHT||12||14 April 2015 2:28 pm|
|The dos and don'ts on client ownership and contract law||1||14 April 2015 11:49 am|
|Beware the dangers of using pensions for IHT planning||1||13 April 2015 4:46 pm|
|Lib Dems unveil £2,000 'Help to Rent' loans plan||6||13 April 2015 3:53 pm|
|FOS upholds four Harlequin complaints against advice firms||5||13 April 2015 3:36 pm|
|MAS adviser directory branded 'not fit for purpose'||11||13 April 2015 1:48 pm|
|Tribunal upholds investor's claim over £383k tax bill||5||13 April 2015 10:41 am|
|Should Scots be handed state pension autonomy?||24||13 April 2015 9:52 am|
|PRA confirms 100% annuity compensation||2||11 April 2015 7:50 am|
|Chris Gilchrist: A vision of the future||1||11 April 2015 7:01 am|
|Emma Thomson: I'm sick of cynics doing down protection||7||10 April 2015 10:50 pm|
|Advisers blast 'crazy' Pension Wise ad ban||4||10 April 2015 10:32 pm|
|Will mandatory 'cooling-off' periods protect savers from pension scammers?||3||10 April 2015 4:40 pm|
|Providers mandate advice on internal pension transfers||6||10 April 2015 10:29 am|
|Can the major political parties deliver on housing?||3||10 April 2015 10:17 am|
|Looming threat: Is the FCA going over the top on EU's Mifid II rules?||9||10 April 2015 10:14 am|
|Open for business: What are the options in the brave new pensions world?||1||10 April 2015 8:43 am|
|Nic Cicutti: Savers won't seek vital advice on cash for annuities||15||9 April 2015 9:18 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?