Fund groups say they want clarity from the regulator on whether turning off all trail across their fund ranges is an “acceptable course of action”
Regulator says it is “not the case” that it is focusing on one investment strategy over another
‘Confidence and supply’ deal will see DUP back Tories on key votes such as the Budget
Malcolm Streatfield says current FSCS levies are a “disproportionate tax” on good advice firms
Pensions, the weather and Princess Diana. These are said to be the go-to staples of a certain tabloid when news is particularly slow. If there were to be an adviser equivalent, stories about FCA bans and fines, fraud, celebrities and poor advice would be up there. Last week we saw footballer Alan Shearer settle a […]
Andy Haldane plans to vote for a rate rise later this year as Bank governor says “now is not the time” for an increase
The fact that fellow financial planner Al Rush could organise an event on defined benefit transfers in a little over two months, in the middle of nowhere, and fill it with in excess of 250 pension professionals on one of the hottest days of the year is evidence of the attention and concern this topic […]
Guaranteed drawdown may be the answer amid scepticism over annuities.
Experts fear new product has moved conversation away from pensions.
FCA chairman has triggered advice versus guidance debate and incurred a record £40,000 expenses bill
The FCA needs to step in with clearer rules to cut through the DB transfer noise
The FCA’s review of pension transfer companies is having ripple effects throughout the profession