MPs request update on pension dashboard progress from industry

MPs have asked the pensions technology firm Origo to update them on the progress an industry-only dashboard is making amid concerns the project may lose support. In a letter MP and pensions select committee chair Frank Field says the committee believes the pensions dashboard will be a vital tool for informing and engaging savers. But he […]

PFS planner panel welcomes three new members

Three people have joined the Personal Finance Society’s financial planner practitioner panel, as it enters its second year. The new panelists joining from 18 September are Paradigm Norton client director Ruth Sturkey, Hunter Aitkenhead & Walker director Alasdair Walker and Old Mill Financial Planning director Duncan Parkes. HK Wealth managing director Garry Hale has been […]


SJP shuns new CII exam in favour of in-house programmes

St James’s Place says it will stick with its internal adviser assessment programmes rather than offering the planned Chartered Insurance Institute and FCA-backed adviser re-evaluation examination. Speaking to Money Marketing, an SJP spokesman says the network prefers its in-house continuing professional development, but will not rule out changes going forwards. He says: “We are confident in […]


Advisers want to bill providers for admin delays

Advisers have voted largely in favour of billing providers over administration delays, a Money Marketing poll has found. The poll asked if advisers should be able to bill providers for their time if suffer administrative delays. A total 76 per cent of respondents to Money Marketing’s poll say providers should cop the costs. Comparatively, 21 per cent say advisers […]


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