News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|FCA chief operating officer quits to become TPR chief exec||3||22 November 2014 10:00 am|
|Sam Rees-Adams: Putting clients at the heart of what you do||2||21 November 2014 8:55 pm|
|Chris Gilchrist: Act two of the life office tragedy||5||21 November 2014 7:02 pm|
|IMA: Consumers don't want to look under the bonnet of investments||5||21 November 2014 2:37 pm|
|Aviva: Drawdown 'unlikely to be appropriate' for pots below £30K||6||21 November 2014 2:18 pm|
|FCA 'naive' to dismiss advisers' FOS concerns||6||21 November 2014 10:47 am|
|ABI unleashed: Trade body slams lower pensions charge cap as L&G exits||2||21 November 2014 10:35 am|
|Lloyds and Which? moves lay bare protection advice challenges||5||21 November 2014 9:01 am|
|PTFS to launch quality-based fee structure||1||21 November 2014 8:27 am|
|Advisers back Consumer Panel warning over 'nightmare' non-advised drawdown||6||21 November 2014 7:53 am|
|Chris Sier: UK can learn from Netherlands on cost disclosure||2||20 November 2014 4:33 pm|
|Clamour grows for DWP to lower auto-enrol earnings trigger||5||20 November 2014 12:35 pm|
|Regulators fine RBS £56m for IT meltdown||4||20 November 2014 12:14 pm|
|Treasury responds to concerns over 'harsh' Budget pension fines||1||20 November 2014 10:18 am|
|FCA: Drawdown 'unlikely to be suitable' for pots under £50K||23||20 November 2014 9:38 am|
|Treasury dismisses Steve Webb plan to 'unwind' annuities||16||20 November 2014 9:37 am|
|Labour moves to tackle self-employed access to mortgages and pensions||5||20 November 2014 8:20 am|
|Spin, half-truths and omissions: David Cameron talks pensions||6||19 November 2014 8:47 pm|
|Apfa chairman: Industry needs light-touch regulation||21||19 November 2014 7:10 pm|
|James Hay profits hit as interest income plummets £1m||4||19 November 2014 2:36 pm|
Money Marketing sets out how the merger of Aviva and Friends could affect the two providers’ pensions, protection and investment divisions, and the wider market impact.
As the Treasury pushes “pension freedom”, regulator warns drawdown is “unlikely to be suitable” for pots under £50,000.
As Lloyds and Which? pull back from in-house protection advice, where are the protection innovators?
Experts warn pensions tax relief is ripe for reform as the state of public finances, the changing pensions landscape and the desire for a fairer system makes change inevitable
Two years on from the RDR, do you think consumers are better off as a result?