The Consulting Consortium has launched a treating customers fairly diagnostic tool to help advisers measure their progress against the six FSA consumer outcomes.
What now for the RDR? What relevance does it have in the post- banking-crisis, credit-strapped economy we now inhabit? Do the original RDR objectives remain valid to an increasingly sceptical public who could be forgiven for cursing all financial services, not just the banks, with a plague on all your houses attitude? After all, consumers do not generally differentiate between banks, insurers and investment companies.
The European Commission has called for tougher regulation of credit-rating agencies to boost market confidence and investor pro- tection.
The structured product industry has hit back at Hargreaves Lansdown chief executive Peter Hargreaves for suggesting that providers are only ever interested in making a profit.
Johnson Fleming has partnered with Openwork in order to make its managed auto-enrolment service available to Openwork’s advisers.
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