PFS to consult on exams approach after industry backlash

The Personal Finance Society is planning to consult with members of the broader training community to ascertain the best way forward with training and exam delivery. As the Chartered Insurance Institute reversed its position on forcing the combined purchase of its exam and revision packages last week following industry criticism, PFS chief executive Keith Richards […]


Protection Watch: Earlier claims payment and critical illness compared

Protection Review chief executive Kevin Carr looks at recent market events Paying claims earlier Paying claims is the most important thing the protection industry does – but paying claims sooner comes a close second. British Friendly has received praise from brokers for trialing a new “immediate support payment” for claims received on income protection policies. […]

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Gregg McClymont: Pensions inequality debate needs recasting

Debates over intergenerational pension fairness should be treated with scepticism as they often over-simplify complex issues, according to ex-shadow pensions minister Gregg McClymont. At a Trades Union Congress panel debate this week, the Aberdeen Standard Investments retirement head argued that focusing on pensions inequality between the generations missed several key factors. Inequality within generations can […]

Responsibility Matters

The latest update from the Sustainable Investments Team at Royal London Asset Management, Responsibility Matters, is now available. In this edition the team look at issues such as the growing acceptance of sustainable investing and technology in China. Read the update here: The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and […]


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