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FCA warns over scammers pretending to be BlackRock

The FCA has published a notice warning consumers about dealing with a ‘clone firm’ pretending to be BlackRock. The regulator says it is aware that fraudsters are using the Blackrock Asset Management name, as well as an old BlackRock web address, as part of their scam tactics. The warning reads: “Fraudsters are using the details […]


ABI hits out at ‘no deal is better than bad deal’ Brexit strategy

The Association of British Insurers has hit out at the Government’s Brexit negotiating strategy that no deal is better than a bad deal. In a speech at the provider trade body’s Brexit conference today, director general Huw Evans will warn that insurers would not be able to stay compliant and serve customers if the UK […]

Nat Holt

The key to happiness: Being an adviser

Pensions, the weather and Princess Diana. These are said to be the go-to staples of a certain tabloid when news is particularly slow. If there were to be an adviser equivalent, stories about FCA bans and fines, fraud, celebrities and poor advice would be up there. Last week we saw footballer Alan Shearer settle a […]


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