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Remove MPs’ long stop

I was interested in the decision by the Conservative Shadow Cabinet not to support a long stop on financial services business.

Perhaps MPs and especially the ministers in a Cabinet should accept the same and enable us to punish MPs for their past errors long after they have left office. They have the ability to cause great damage to industries like ours through their inability to think through the consequences and outcomes of their actions.

Would the removal of the political long stop of leaving office make them think future legislation through better if they knew we could bring them to book and financially punish them at any time in the future?

Andrew Pritchard

Bradgate Independent Financial Advisers


Enter the dragon

The latest series of Dragons’ Den is well into its stride and for me it is compulsive viewing. After each episode I think how I would pitch the typical financial advice model as a scaleable business but I am not hopeful of securing an investment.


The shape of things to come

With lawmakers currently making key decisions on auto-enrolment, personal accounts and the Retail Distribution Review, shaping the regulatory environment has never been more important. James Phillipps reports

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White paper — Sierra Leone International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits assesses the areas that employers should be aware of when considering operating in Sierra Leone, including healthcare access, delivery and insurance provisions. This report draws on various sources to highlight specific considerations for this emerging jewel in West Africa.


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