Pearl and the FSA have agreed on a revised timetable for the Resolution acquisition deal to be completed which extends the deadline by three weeks. The extension is to allow Pearl to finalise discussions with the FSA regardingthe timing of post-completion distributions of capital from the Resolution lifecompanies. If no further time is required then […]
Many readers may be wondering what all the fuss is about. After all, surely only bad apples end up dealing with the FOS? As these readers always work in clients’ best interests, they may believe it is never going to happen to them. Well, no, that is wrong, actually.
Marmite and President Trump both sharply divide opinion, but you can ignore Marmite if you’d rather not put the glutinous, salty, black yeast extract on your teatime toast. As an investor you simply cannot ignore Donald Trump. Without wanting to give a running commentary of recent events, Trump’s actions continue to have an impact. The […]
Suggestions that secretary of state for work and pensions Esther McVey may no longer be committed to the delivery of the pensions dashboard project has caused much wailing and gnashing of teeth around the industry. Personally, I do not see the problem. This is the perfect opportunity for it to take back ownership and control of […]
81 per cent of over-55s would feel confident in taking out an equity release plan without seeking advice, research from Moneyfacts suggests. 44 per cent thought they have no need for advice, 29 per cent would not trust an adviser, and 8 per cent of respondents believe financial advice to be too expensive. In late […]