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Former Morrisons treasurer jailed for insider dealing

3 March 2015 3:33 pm | By Tessa Norman

Paul Coyle sentenced to 12 months in prison after making £79k from insider dealing. 

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Barclays chief paid £5.5m as bank sets aside £750m for forex rigging

3 March 2015 8:39 am | By Natalie Holt

Antony Jenkins was awarded bonus of £1.1m on top of £1.1m salary.

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David Cameron pledges to 'keep mortgage rates low'

2 March 2015 4:41 pm | By Devraj Ray

PM also pledges to build 200,000 “cut-price” homes by 2020.

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FCA reveals pension freedoms 'second line of defence' rules

27 February 2015 11:58 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Providers must provide customers with personalised risk warnings under rules published by the regulator today.

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Tony Wickenden: With love from Liechtenstein

3 March 2015

Offshore bank account holders can settle unpaid UK tax bills and avoid costly penalties using the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility.

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FCA: The challenge of serving vulnerable customers

3 March 2015

A new FCA paper urges firms to think about how they can support and serve their most vulnerable customers.

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Claire Trott: Legacy problems plague pension freedom reforms

2 March 2015

In introducing a second line of defence, has the regulator decided the first will not work?

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Robert Reid: Pensions guidance cannot exist in scripts alone

27 February 2015

The industry needs to come up with more creative ways of delivering guidance.

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Tony Wickenden: The mark of a good taxpayer

24 February 2015

Companies are clamouring to be awarded the Fair Tax Mark – a stamp of approval for openness and fairness in relation to tax affairs.

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How one complaint case proves the need for a long-stop

23 February 2015

The FOS will bend over backwards to find a way to allow a complaint to be brought outside the usual time limits.

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Mortgage bodies play down BoE rate cut fears

20 February 2015 | By Mark Sands

Mortgage trade bodies have shed doubt on fears that the Bank of England is about to cut interest rates.

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Chris Hannant: Will Budget reforms boost retirement engagement?

19 January 2015

There will be reasons for both optimism and concern this year.

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How to deal with FCA compliance guarantees

16 January 2015

How should firms deal with a request and the potential consequences?

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Richard Leeson: Getting it right on compliant EIS advice

13 January 2015

At first glance, enterprise investment schemes seem a nightmare for the small IFA.

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