FSCS: 80% of claims are for unregulated products

80 per cent of compensation claims against financial advisers are for unregulated investment sales, according to Financial Services Compensation Scheme chief executive Mark Neale. Speaking at the Money Marketing In Focus conference today, Neale said the vast majority of the £125m paid out by the FSCS this year concerned unregulated investments in areas like forestry and […]

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MAS improves signposting to pension specialists with TPAS webchat deal

The Money Advice Service and The Pensions Advisory Service are attempting to make sure guidance users are directed to the right service through a new webchat platform. TPAS workers need pensions experience to offer guidance through the service, where MAS has historically dealt with wider financial issues including debt advice. Callers to the telephone helplines […]


Over a third of firms unsure if they are Mifid II compliant

Over a third of financial firms are unsure whether they are Mifid II compliant, despite the deadline being less than a month away. Research by managed cloud service provider Timico shows 39 per cent are in the dark about their situation, while a quarter have not implemented the necessary recording technology and 29 per cent […]

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White paper — Sierra Leone International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits assesses the areas that employers should be aware of when considering operating in Sierra Leone, including healthcare access, delivery and insurance provisions. This report draws on various sources to highlight specific considerations for this emerging jewel in West Africa.


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