3 December 2009
A complete overhaul of decumulation is required, says Aegon’s Rachel Vahey.
National Audit Office says the Treasury was “justified” in using taxpayers’ money to bail out banks.
Branch manager jailed for stealing mortgage repayment cheques.
“I believe that those seeking the term “advice” or “adviser” need to make sure that is the core of the proposition, whether it is restricted or not.”
Trade body lost 20 per cent of associate membership at a cost of £125,000.
PFS chief Fay Goddard discusses the RDR exam gaps that need to be filled by CPD.
Sir John Gieve to focus on the group’s UK equity business
Regulator warns it will not cave in to pressure from the ABI to allow companies to continue using standard projection rates for cash.
Hargreaves Lansdown writes to clients recommending planned pension contributions are made before next Wednesday.
Nationwide and Platform both developing new self-employed mortgage products in light of the proposed FSA self-cert ban.
Adviser says provider contacted his client two weeks ago without his consent to discuss retirement options.
AMI warns the mortgage industry may get no representation on the proposed Professional Standards Board.
Midas Capital is selling its wealth management business to Jardine Lloyd Thompson.
Former MPC member says hiding the banks’ secret £60bn loan from the committee was “questionable at best”.
Henderson manager says strategic bond sector could rival corporate bonds in size.
Paul Farrow says the furore over fund fees is really about sub-standard returns.
Alan Borrows has begun to look more kindly on the UK property market as a source of income.
Board advised to resign after the Chancellor said the government would have the right to veto bonus amounts.
RBS insider claims pay-outs in the investment division will be “at the low, low end of the scale”.
Brian Tora says that Dubai’s debt problem serves as a reminder that the full price for easy money has still to be paid.
Swip property trust buys12-property portfolio.
“What is quite surprising, given the quality of fund managers in the small cap sector, is how unfashionable UK smaller companies have been over the years.”
Ian McKenna examines the future technology landscape for financial advice.
Shadow minister Mark Hoban says Government should have done more to influence European regulation.
Personal Touch’s Dev Malle says FSA proposals for lender responsibility could have serious repercussions.