The Institute of Financial Planning says it plans to offer a QCF level four qualification for advisers, available later this year. Chief executive Nick Cann says it is impor-tant members can “access all aspects of their career development from their professional body”.
As lead manager on Prudential’s range of with-profits funds, Martin Brookes often finds himself making assetallocation calls that involve moving billions of pounds around markets. Last year, for example, his team shifted around 15 per cent of its £70bn with-profits portfolio into bonds, highlighting growing risks in equity markets. Brookes, who joined Pru in 1987, […]
The most destructive bouts of misselling have shared the same visible early-warning symptoms. They are present again in one hitherto unnoticed corner of the market.
Former Downing Street adviser and pensions campaigner Ros Altmann offers some advice to Iain Duncan Smith as he takes over as Work and Pensions Secretary.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued its first fines to employers for failing to meet their auto-enrolment duties, along with 163 compliance notices giving employers a deadline to take action.
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The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared self-invested personal pension operators Stadia Trustees, Brooklands Trustees and Montpelier Pension Administration Services in default. The lifeboat fund has received around 150 claims for compensation relating to the three businesses. Those claims relate to how the businesses set up, operated and administered Sipps through which people invested in […]
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