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Six pension providers have signed up to a voluntary framework of professional standards launched by the Chartered Insurance Institute to boost public confidence after the introduction of pension freedoms. Aviva, Standard Life, Scottish Widows, LV, NFU Mutual and Old Mutual Wealth have all committed to the framework, called the 2016 Commitment. Phoenix Group, Reassure and HCL […]

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Weighed down: How PI cover is failing advisers

Regulators are facing growing pressure to standardise professional indemnity insurance to stop claims “falling down the cracks” and leaving advisers exposed to a market lacking competition. The Financial Advice Market Review recommended the FCA carry out a review of the availability of PI cover for smaller advice firms once it has completed its review into […]

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Danby Bloch: Beware the hidden CGT liability on homes

People’s homes are mostly free of capital gains tax but there have been some changes in the last couple of years that could catch the unwary. One has been the reduction in the period for which a homeowner qualifies for CGT relief at the end of their period of ownership, even if they have left […]

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What the EU vote could mean for regulation

Advisers and providers must not halt preparations for Mifid II despite the UK’s exit from the European Union, according to regulatory experts. It is expected Mifid II will be fully implemented before the two-year negotiation period concludes. Mifid II, which includes rules around charges disclosure, is expected to be introduced in the UK in January […]

Rise of the machines

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