View more on these topics

Chancellor announces extension to shared equity scheme

Shared equity schemes will be extended according to the Chancellor in today’s pre-budget report.

The Government will be urging the Housing Association to extened its role in shared equity as well as property developers.

Chancellor Gordon Brown confirms that three buiding societies and banks have signed up to the scheme as well as four developers.

Recommended

Capita set to make bid for Webline

Capita is thought to be lin- ing up a bid for IFA portal Webline to create a complete package of outsourcing for advisers. The outsourcing firm rec-ently acquired adviser back- office firm Quay and industry insiders believe that a move for the portal would fill in the gaps in Capita’s adviser offering. Webline executive chairman […]

FSA pledges plain principles

The FSA claims that its transition to a principles-based approach will not make its regulatory regime more unpred- ictable for firms. The regulator plans to move away gradually from detailed rules towards high-level principles and guidance and has published on its website a list of 30 proposed improvements to the way it regulates. Improvements include […]

‘Turner misrepresenting US thrift system figures’

Standard Life head of pensions policy John Lawson believes Lord Turner is misrepresenting the charges on the US federal thrift system, one of the inspirations behind his National Pension Savings Scheme. Lawson says figures taken from the US model in the Pen- sions Commission’s report are misrepresented and misleading. Turner’s report says the federal thrift […]

The impact of Turner

The minister of state for pension reform Stephen Timms has called for suggested alternatives to the Turner Commission’s recommendation for a National Pensions Savings Scheme.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com