The recent report on workplace education makes my blood boil. In short, it suggests that the level of education of workers new to the workplace is poor and employers should redress the failings of the current school system.
What a very sad organisation Zurich has become. I rang to ask for a valuation and it seemed to be a different person dealing with the data protection and the valuations. She told me that no one in the valuation department had a telephone so I asked whether they use carrier pigeon instead and she […]
The proposed FCA directory that will include advisers’ details could see more people finding “bad advisers”, according to adviser review site VouchedFor. A LinkedIn article by VouchedFor chief executive Adam Price says this is because the regulator’s consultation paper pitching the directory suggested little around underlying adviser checks being substantively improved. In the article, Price says: […]
A pension company that invested in storage products with investors’ savings has been ordered into liquidation by the High Court. Kent-based Chartwell Trustee Pension Solutions was the sole trustee of the Pinnacle Pension Scheme. Chartwell amassed in excess of £4.8m of members’ pension funds following an apparent cold-calling telesales operation. Members were told to expect 8 […]