MPs should ignore their whips and reinstate the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill amendment The Government’s Pension Wise service is a wonderful organisation. Or, at least, it is seen as such by the vast majority of those who use it. Indeed, according to a recent Money Marketing article, 88 per cent of people who used […]
Advisers have called into question claims made by the head of the Financial Ombudsman Service that the complaints adjudicator is “not a consumer champion”. Earlier this week, Caroline Wayman told a committee of MPs that the FOS’ job was not to “advance the cases of the individual” but to provide a “level playing field”. Wayman […]
Mattioli Woods has seen revenue increase 17 per cent or £28.4m as business grew in several areas, according to interim results published today. Results for the six months ended 30 November 2017 show the national IFA and wealth manager expanded its employee benefits and personal wealth divisions alongside its self-invested personal pension and small self-administered scheme […]
Who holds the power when advisers make investment decisions?
The Brazilian investment case has transformed dramatically over the past eighteen months. Back at the beginning of 2016, the market was under pressure from both international and domestic factors. The Chinese economy was slowing, which resulted in a precipitous fall in commodity prices, and the US Federal Reserve was beginning to raise interest rates, with […]
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