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HMRC eyes early IHT payments from suspected tax avoiders
HM Revenue & Customs could demand that suspected tax avoiders pay inheritance tax before they die.
Mattioli Woods acquires £190m Sipp book from Ashcourt Rowan
National advice firm Mattioli Woods has acquired a Sipp and SSAS business from wealth manager Ashcourt Rowan in a deal worth up to £355,000.
Friends eyes non-advised clients for post-Budget boost
Friends Life has set out its post-Budget strategy which involves targeting mass affluent clients who do not have, or are unwilling to pay for, an IFA.
FCA shows silly side with flawed thinking on bank advice
The argument for banks approving advisers is that it will make lenders take greater responsibility for their actions, but past failings suggest greater autonomy does not always result in better advice.
Platforms: the good, the bad and the clunky...
We want to know what you like, and maybe don’t really like, about the platforms you use.
Keydata's Ford to sue FCA for £371m over collapse
The founder of collapsed investment firm Keydata plans to sue the Financial Conduct Authority for £371 million over the company’s demise.
BlackRock manager resigns over £43k fare dodging scandal
A former portfolio manager at BlackRock has been exposed as a serial fare dodger who avoided paying £43,000 over five years on his commute into the City, according to reports.
The New Model Adviser® Top 100 is back! Enter now
The New Model Adviser® Top 100 is back and we are asking you to tell us why your firm should be listed alongside the best in the UK.
US firm faces £59m lawsuit over Keydata
A US-based brokerage and two of its executives are facing a $100 million (£59 million) lawsuit over allegations that they played a ‘pivotal role in a major international fraud’.
Claims firms in decline as regulation bites
The number of claims management firms has fallen following tighter regulation by the Ministry of Justice.