The provider was under unfair pressure to drop critical illness cover from its relevant life policy “There is many a slip twixt the cup and lip”, so goes the old proverb. Whether you favour the English version “don’t count your chickens before they hatch” or the version attributed to Greek anthology meaning “many bad things […]
A group of 27 investors is taking action against Liberty Sipp over allegations it was responsible for losses incurred from risky investments. Wixted & Co Solicitors has issued a case in the Circuit Commercial Court in Bristol against Liberty Sipp. The firm is also acting on behalf of investors in a claim against Berkeley Burke. […]
The onus on firms to meet the FCA’s increasing expectation should not be underestimated Effective systems and controls are crucial for advice firms in managing risk and delivering good client outcomes. It is an area the regulator is continually looking for firms to strengthen, through changes such as Mifid II. Indeed, the onus on firms […]
Former FCA technical director Rory Percival has warned advisers are still unaware about new product governance rules introduced under Mifid II. Speaking at a recent event held by Discus, Percival said few advisers he had met around the UK had heard about the so-called PROD rules. PROD is a new FCA rulebook introduced as part […]
Johnson Fleming has partnered with Openwork in order to make its managed auto-enrolment service available to Openwork’s advisers.
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