In introducing a second line of defence, has the regulator decided the first will not work?
Which life companies will be the winners and losers as they enter the direct to consumer platform world?
Certainty is what consumers want most and what drives action.
Where does the generous proposition fit into financial planning?
Capita, Babcock and Compass are favoured stock picks in this potentially lucrative space.
The FOS will bend over backwards to find a way to allow a complaint to be brought outside the usual time limits.
The cash value of annuities will come as a surprise to many. But should people be allowed to sell?
The ECB’s commitment to roll out QE simply offers false hope to investors.
The shift away from an open architecture platform model is hurting traditional retail asset managers.
Was it wise to offer a “guarantee” of face-to-face guidance for all new retirees?
The auto-enrolment charge cap will come into force from April.
With a consultation on tradeable annuities seemingly imminent, Money Marketing’s Tom Selby asks: is it a good idea?
Platforms and pensions have already received the FCA’s competition treatment. Are advisers next?
The ombudsman responsible for complaints relating to Pension Wise are not going to know what’s hit them…
Many have questioned the accuracy of China’s GDP data but the impact of a slowdown cannot be underestimated.
Corporates getting involved for the right reasons should have no problem with removing their brands from resources.
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Is it realistic to assume the individual annuity market could bounce back from its current lows?
Some advisers really cannot handle a proper discussion.
The UK has no agency or force capable of preventing a tidal wave of fraud and theft of pension money post-April.
The simple products initiative is occupying the minds of those who really should know better.
The adviser tech heading our way from the Finovate Europe conference.
The industry needs to come up with more creative ways of delivering guidance.