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FOS to publish 13 test cases on splits

The Financial Ombudsman Service is to publish 13 test cases regarding the split-cap scandal, with nine set to be found against the stockbroker firms involved and bills potentially reaching 40m. Firms have 28 days to respond.


Platform for debate

Many IFAs are now considering how wraps or platforms can be used at the core of their business to improve efficiency, profitability and the service on offer to their clients but how will this work in practice, given the current regulatory environment?The concept of independent financial advice dates back to polarisation, which was introduced in […]

Levy rationale is wrong

May I make some points on the FSA fee rise:1: The rise is inflationary – 10 per cent is outrageous.2. The rationale is that costs go up as regulation gets less prescriptive. If it is less prescriptive, costs should fall.3. The FSA aims to have fewer employees but still feels it needs more money. This […]

Kensington in specialist prime move

Kensington has made its full launch into the specialist prime market.The lender has been testing prime self-cert and buy-to-let mortgages over the past six months and rolled them into the wider market last week.Self-cert deals start at 5.45 per cent with a maximum loan to value of 90 per cent while BTL loans are available […]

Recycle path

Life offices are enjoying a boom in sales or are savers merely recycling old plans?


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