Positive Solutions has launched an extranet service to help IFA partners create personalised websites for their firms. The service will allow IFAs to have an internet presence and point of contact with their clients and colleagues.
The FSA is to launch a crackdown on advice around the transfer of personal pensions into Sipps or other PPs, including enforcement action and forcing wide reviews of past business, according to a leaked report seen by Money Marketing.
I was intrigued to read about Andrew Fisher’s letter to the Prime Minister regarding consumer behaviour being driven by the commission-based sales structure of retail financial advice, which seems well wide of the mark.
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]
The Treasury has today published a “technical consultation” relating to the ban on pensions cold-calling, following criticism for missing its June deadline. The Treasury confirmed last month the implementation of the ban would be delayed due to “technicalities”. At that time, a Treasury spokesman said: “Following debates in parliament, and having considered evidence from the industry, […]