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FCA steps up scams campaign ahead of pension freedoms

The FCA has stepped up consumer warnings over investment scams as the 6 April pension reforms deadline approaches. People should reject cold calls, check the FCA’s warning list and take financial advice to tackle fraudsters targeting their pensions savings, the regulator says. It warns the new pension freedoms will encourage firms to approach savers with […]


Tom Baigrie: Are bank partnerships the next stage of advice evolution?

It is often said providing advice to those on near-average earnings carries too much regulatory risk and not enough monetary reward. The Government and regulator believe guidance services, auto-enrolment, simplified products and education campaigns might fill much of the resulting gap. However, those of us that deal with the public every day know there are still […]

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FCA whistleblowing reports up by 44%

The FCA received 44 per cent more whistleblowing reports last year than in 2013, data obtained by law firm Pinsent Masons reveals. The data shows the FCA opened 1,367 cases in 2014, up from 948 in 2013 and from 565 in 2012. A case is created for each whistleblower who provides information that falls within […]

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Claire Trott: Second hand or second best?

The announcement from Chancellor George Osborne on the consultation regarding the sale of annuities already in payment, to me, just seems like another fad the Government is pushing out there to get votes. The thing that has really grated with me so far (and when writing this, I have not had sight of the consultation […]


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