News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|France starts HSBC criminal probe and sets €1bn bail||4||9 April 2015 6:52 pm|
|BoE holds base rate at 0.5% for 73rd month||1||9 April 2015 6:12 pm|
|MPs: HMRC 'fighting an uphill battle' on tax cheats||5||9 April 2015 5:24 pm|
|Experts blast 'misguided' Labour non-dom plans||5||9 April 2015 5:09 pm|
|Standard Life warns advisers over ‘sophisticated’ email scams||3||9 April 2015 4:57 pm|
|MM leader: Time to sit up and take notice on Mifid II||1||9 April 2015 4:35 pm|
|Govt fails to change Pension Wise website's 'misleading' errors||5||9 April 2015 4:19 pm|
|Pru in talks with Bravura over UK platform launch||2||9 April 2015 2:51 pm|
|Conservatives plotting non-dom clampdown||5||9 April 2015 2:42 pm|
|CPS: 'Big bang' tax relief overhaul needed to complete pension reforms||3||9 April 2015 12:22 pm|
|Standard Life reports 'unprecedented' demand following pension freedoms||5||9 April 2015 11:10 am|
|Sesame hands ARs deadline as it offers Bankhall incentives||5||9 April 2015 9:05 am|
|Friends Life forced to issue statement to halt share price dive||2||8 April 2015 11:10 pm|
|CII opens enrolment for pension freedoms programme||1||8 April 2015 8:48 pm|
|Labour to scrap non-dom tax status||11||8 April 2015 5:12 pm|
|The Platforum: Who will be the winners and losers from pension freedom?||3||8 April 2015 10:20 am|
|Concerns over SFO funding as it opens just 12 investigations in a year||1||8 April 2015 8:38 am|
|Almary Green acquires Lowestoft-based IFA||2||8 April 2015 8:07 am|
|Pete Matthew: For the love of my (not boring) job||2||7 April 2015 6:38 pm|
|'Economics of fantasy': Labour attacks SNP over state pension plans||8||7 April 2015 4:30 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?