What does the FCA expect on introducers and third parties?

The interaction of all parties in the fair treatment of customers remains centre stage, and maintaining a good reputation should be at the forefront of advisers’ minds. Reliance on others is permissible as indicated by the Conduct of Business rules. However, the FCA continues to focus on the governance arrangements in place to manage the […]

Tony Wickenden: Crunching the numbers on salary, dividend or pension

This week I am going to continue my detailed look at the salary versus dividend versus pension conundrum I started before the summer break. When considering the available options there is no real substitute for number crunching once the principles are understood. What follows are some examples applying the principles I discussed in the past […]


Govt urged to make sellers pay stamp duty

Yorkshire Building Society is urging the Government to reform stamp duty and make it paid by sellers, not buyers. The lender says this would help affordability for first-time buyers and save those in England, Wales and Ireland an average £3,791, with Londoners saving £13,171. Yorkshire will send a formal submission to the Government today on […]


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