The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 provided for the FSA to establish an ombudsman scheme under which disputes relating to financial services would “be resolved quickly and with minimum of formality by an independent person”. The Financial Ombudsman Service was established to operate that scheme.
Specialist funding experts, such as HBOS mortgages chief operating officer Phil Jenks, are needed to help the Government’s credit crunch working party, says Hamptons managing director Jonathan Cornell.
Jennifer Gilchrist Proposition Lead – Design, Royal London When someone mentions whole of life plans, most people will think of a niche product that serves as an inheritance tax planning tool for high-net-worth clients. And it’s really not surprising they’ve been pigeonholed in that way because before the arrival of RDR in 2013, that’s more […]
Law firm Edwin Coe has commenced litigation on behalf of 400 investors against HSBC over its role in facilitating the operation of the Disney film financing investment scheme known as Eclipse. Money Marketing first reported that affected investors including celebrities and football managers were eyeing up a landmark legal challenge 18 months ago. The legal […]
Earlier this month, World Cancer Day raised awareness of the disease that continues to affect so many of us. There are few people who will not know someone who has been affected by cancer in some way. Cancer affects people of all ages and health types; it does not discriminate and those affected can often […]
As part of its retirement outcomes review, the FCA has been looking at non-advised income drawdown policies; specifically, the fact too many people are leaving their savings in cash regardless of how long they intend to keep the money there for. The regulator wants customers to set out their plans for the five years ahead. […]