Keydata action group Keydatavictims has called for all investors in the secure income bonds 1-3 non-Isa plans to unite in calling for a judicial review of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s position on non-compensation.
The U Party, the special interest party campaigning for pension reform, has announced its second Parliamentary candidate. Ben Shaw will be standing for the U Party in the Westminster North constituency, joining party leader and Pinsent Masons head of strategic development for pensions Robin Ellison, who is standing in Hampstead and Kilburn. The U Party […]
The basic state pension would rise in line with earnings from 2012 rather than waiting until 2015 when it is is required by law, if Labour wins the general election. It would mean the Government would lose around £2bn a year by the end of the next Parliament, according to Towers Watson. Over the long […]
Join Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), for a webinar on 30 March at 2pm. During the update, Trevor will consider how various asset types have fared in 2017 and offer his outlook, using the Investment Clock model to illustrate his views. Find out more here
The Pensions Ombudsman has ruled AJ Bell must compensate a client for investment losses attributable to a botched transfer to James Hay Partnership. Mr R’s complaint against AJ Bell is it was partly responsible for the delay in the transfer of funds that shut him out of the market and lost him thousands of pounds. […]
Sometimes in business you can have an exceptional year and, provided you do not take it for granted, all is good. Allowing expenses to match an unsustainable increase in revenue is asking for trouble. As the claims deadline for PPI draws closer, it is clear the ambulance chasers will be looking elsewhere to continue the […]
Embattled mutual insurer Equitable Life has been bought by Reliance Life, part of the Life Company Consolidation Group. In March reports emerged the firm was preparing to sell. Equitable Life, which has been in run-off since closing to new business in 2000, was still technically owned by its more than 300,000 remaining policyholders, most of […]