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Treasury waters down HMRC powers to raid bank accounts

27 November 2014 | By Samuel Dale

Treasury concedes ground after criticism from MPs over scope of powers.


ABI stats reveal Budget impact on annuities market

27 November 2014 | By Tom Selby

The ABI says while external annuity sales have fallen as a result of the Budget, internal annuity sales remain at similar levels


FCA reveals 11% fall in bank adviser numbers

27 November 2014 | By Tessa Norman

Number of financial advisers also down slightly since the beginning of the year. 


Redress bill for bank misselling hits £38bn

26 November 2014 9:03 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Report finds ’aggressive sales culture’ will take a generation to unwind. 

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Chris Hannant: What does 'good' look like for the FCA?

24 November 2014

The FCA needs to define its vision for success.

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Tom Baigrie: Could this be Hector Sants’ redemption?

21 November 2014

The ex-FSA chief is poised to lead the Church of England’s proposed financial education initiative.

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MM leader: Chasing the holy grail on fund fees

20 November 2014

How “unbundled” should the investment industry go?


Chris Sier: UK can learn from Netherlands on cost disclosure

20 November 2014

Dutch regulator has forced industry to disclose an ‘unprecedented’ level of costs data. 

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Stephen Womack: Life offices are clinging to the past

18 November 2014

Old-style language can encourage old-style thinking, which can hamper the way our profession develops.

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Neil Liversidge: A happy medium on non-dealing clauses

14 November 2014

Finding the compromise in non-dealing clauses.

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Alan Hughes: The lessons to be learned from Sesame 'pay to play' fine

20 November 2014

The lessons to be learned from the regulator’s recent decisions on inducements


Tony Mudd: Long-term care requires joined-up thinking

20 November 2014

With great responsibility comes the need for collaboration


FCA: What we are doing to prevent future fund collapses

21 October 2014

Our new cradle-to-grave fund supervision team will help us spot risks earlier.

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Adam Samuel: Don't fall into the products trap

14 October 2014

FSCS levy payers have an interest in ensuring new products come under scrutiny.

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