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NS&I joins FOS’s voluntary scheme

National Savings & Investments, the Government-backed savings and investments provider, has joined the Financial Ombudsman Services voluntary jurisdiction scheme. Complaints will now be handled by the FOS using the same approach as applies under the compulsory scheme.


Caught in the extranet

Two weeks ago, I looked at some of the arguments for and against fund management groups, recognising that the majority of new fund business is being originated via fund supermarkets and achieving economies by dismantling their own distribution operations both for direct business and advisers.

Standard pushes online aggregation

Standard Life is to target IFAs with an online banner campaign encouraging them to use online aggregation services that can collate valuations on clients complete portfolios instantly.

The trust belt

Our panel of industry experts analyse the uses of offshore trusts in depth

Which? calls for industry to adopt list of new standards

Which? is calling on the financial services industry to sign up to a list of new standards which it says will restore confidence and avoid misselling scandals. In a consultation paper, entitled, Time For A Change, Which? has compiled standards it believes firms should abide by, such as a set of customer principles included in […]


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