News and Analysis
This edition covers developments during November 2014.
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|Labour to consult on drawdown charge cap plans||11||9 March 2015 10:33 am|
|Power shift: Do advisers need to change 'old school' attitude to female clients?||20||9 March 2015 10:17 am|
|Ex-adviser jailed for £3.5m Ponzi scheme fraud||3||9 March 2015 10:03 am|
|Alan Higham: Clear up tax rules on ad hoc pension withdrawals||4||9 March 2015 9:32 am|
|MAS chief raises concerns over adviser ethics||144||9 March 2015 9:20 am|
|Intrinsic loans 'could breach FCA inducements rules'||7||9 March 2015 9:17 am|
|Praemium acquires Plum Software for £1m||5||9 March 2015 9:08 am|
|Nic Cicutti: ABI can't pass the buck over 'sore of legacy commission'||14||8 March 2015 5:03 pm|
|Slipping through the cracks: Experts warn Budget pensions splurge could hit state benefits||16||6 March 2015 9:47 pm|
|TPR and FCA in conflict over 'second line of defence' risk warnings stance||3||6 March 2015 9:41 pm|
|Industry warns Labour over drawdown charge cap 'unintended consequences'||3||6 March 2015 7:10 pm|
|Gaining entry into the advice profession||4||6 March 2015 6:30 pm|
|Paul Lewis: A consumer guide to finding good advice||30||6 March 2015 6:21 pm|
|Roger Edwards: In it for the long game||5||6 March 2015 4:23 pm|
|Which? calls for charge cap and nationalised drawdown provider||8||6 March 2015 3:16 pm|
|Warning of L&G 'brain drain' as pensions big hitters exit||1||6 March 2015 12:56 pm|
|Govt urged to rethink pension checks as liberation concerns grow||1||6 March 2015 12:21 pm|
|Alan Lakey: Is the ABI hindering plan design?||1||6 March 2015 12:05 pm|
|FCA on suitability reports: 'Ask the FOS'||25||6 March 2015 10:54 am|
|TSC members clash over HSBC 'witch-hunt'||4||6 March 2015 8:14 am|
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?
Money Marketing grills the organisations on the guidance frontline.TPAS chief Michelle Cracknell says of guidance: “It’s not a Take That concert - it’s not going to run out.”
As research predicts a “revolution” in female spending power, could this change the face of advisers’ clients?
Will more providers shun pensions guidance over fears of straying into advice?