The European Central Bank has cut its expectations for eurozone inflation and GDP growth, as it announced further monetary policy measures to boost recovery. Speaking after the announcement of a further interest rate cut and a €20bn extension to quantitative easing, ECB president Mario Draghi said forward expectations of growth had been cut as a […]
Advisers will not be given a long-stop protecting them against future compensation claims, the FCA says. It considered introducing a 15 year limit on financial advice liability as part of the FAMR – published today – but concluded “this would not be in the interests of consumers”. It says this was a particular risk in […]
One of the issues that crops up most often in conversations with advisers is their fear about future claims. Adviser liability is also the factor we mention most frequently when asked by the likes of the FCA and the Treasury how to broaden access to advice or what steps can be taken to get advisers […]
The FCA says tackling and preventing investment scams will be one of its key priorities for the coming year. In its business plan for 2016/17, published yesterday, the regulator says it is particularly concerned about the harm that could be caused to consumers who fall victim to scams related to their pension. The FCA launched […]
Two years since the process of auto-enrolment began, the looming re-enrolment deadline provides the perfect opportunity to assess whether the support you have in place, which may well have been hastily selected at the start, is fit for purpose. Johnson Fleming is holding a webinar on 10 September at 11:00 to discover the key issues and concerns you should consider when thinking about your current support options.
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