News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|Shot full of holes: Fatal flaws remain as pension freedom looms||16||2 April 2015 6:07 pm|
|MM leader: FCA needs to get a grip on unauthorised firms||24||2 April 2015 6:02 pm|
|MM leader: Pension savers are easy prey||1||2 April 2015 10:52 am|
|Sesame to scrap investment advice network||13||2 April 2015 9:56 am|
|Lenders need to 'wake up and smell the coffee' on self-employed mortgages||5||2 April 2015 9:16 am|
|MAS recruits non-exec trio||2||1 April 2015 4:24 pm|
|Labour to consult on drawdown charge cap plans||12||1 April 2015 3:19 pm|
|Tony Byrne: Beware the lifetime allowance Venus flytrap||18||1 April 2015 2:48 pm|
|Top bosses sign letter backing Tories||4||1 April 2015 2:11 pm|
|Intrinsic in advanced talks with Sesame over taking on ARs||11||1 April 2015 12:47 pm|
|Tax charge prompts savers to rethink pension withdrawals||1||1 April 2015 11:49 am|
|Tony Wickenden: Deeds of variation – tax planning dos and don’ts||1||31 March 2015 5:14 pm|
|Alliance Trust accused of being 'heavy handed' as governance row escalates||2||31 March 2015 1:34 pm|
|MAS to ditch TV ads as it slashes marketing spend by a third||9||31 March 2015 12:54 pm|
|SimplyBiz warns advisers on ‘insistent’ pension transfers||40||31 March 2015 11:10 am|
|Under the radar: Why the FCA must do more to shut down pension scams||5||31 March 2015 10:52 am|
|Just say no: Fears grow over 'insistent' transfers regulatory backlash||19||31 March 2015 10:52 am|
|Malcolm McLean: Do we need another pensions commission?||1||31 March 2015 10:44 am|
|Providers to cut charges on £10bn of legacy pension savings||8||31 March 2015 10:33 am|
|Information Commissioner launches investigation after pension sales data exposé||11||31 March 2015 10:28 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?