Advisers have slammed claims that many defined-contribution pension scheme members would have been better off saving in a cash account in light of recent stockmarket turmoil.
Axa has released a little blue book of sales aids to help advisers promote protection throughout 2009.
Certain aspects of the retail distribution review, such as adviser charging and prudential requirements, are likely to be phased in over a longer timeframe, according to Money Marketing RDR debate panellists.
HBOS employees were able to by-pass security systems to enter customers accounts and copy confidential details, leading to more than £4 million being stolen, a court has been told.
Cormac Weldon, Artemis US equity manager, looks at opportunities in the banking sector arising from US wage inflation. Click here to read the article.
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