Money Marketing editor, Justin Cash, sits down with Helm Godfrey chairman, Danby Bloch, to discuss his wishlist for advisers in 2018.
The FCA has gathered data from advisers on the suitability of their defined benefit transfer files, whether they use contingent charging, and if they have changed their transfer process after previous guidance. The regulator is zeroing in on advisers’ activity around DB transfers through a questionnaire sent to firms in December. The document is eight […]
Questions have been raised as to whether the regulator should have spotted warning signs at the key firms involved earlier. Recent weeks have seen depressingly familiar headlines being bandied about, as the British Steel saga continues to play out. Hearing the phrase “pensions misselling scandal” being regularly used shows that, despite the progress made on […]
Prudential has denied a proposed direct-to-consumer PruFunds proposition would damage the relationships it has with advisers. M&G Prudential chief executive John Foley says offering the PruFund range direct to customers would open up new channels for the business. Pru said it would be establishing a direct-to-consumer platform as part of the £250m investment into customer […]
Over the past year, both conventional and inflation-linked gilts have generated returns in excess of 25 per cent. Meanwhile, inflation has only risen by between 1 per cent and 1.5 per cent. Click here: ILG webinar note 1016
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