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Gov't urged to bring back cold calling ban

Zurich has said the government should introduce a cold calling ban to the financial guidance bill due to be heard at committee today.

Platform study to look at adviser charges

The FCA's platform market study will look at whether advised clients receive service and price benefits.

FCA to explore platform tech problems

The FCA will consider how third party technology affects charges and new services in the platform market.

Gov't pushes ahead with annual allowance change

The government has decided to push ahead with cuts to the money purchase annual allowance this year.

DWP to consider future of DB pensions in white paper

The DWP will publish a white paper looking at the future of DB pensions.

Morgan beats Rees-Mogg to lead Treasury commmittee

Nicky Morgan, a critic of hard Brexit, has been voted in to lead the Treasury committee.

RBS agrees £4.2bn settlement in US mis-selling case

RBS will pay £4.2 billion to settle a claim brought against it by US regulators in relating to selling mortgage-backed securities.

'This was like free money': FCA finds what people think of pensions

The FCA made some interesting findings when it asked people what they think about pension freedoms.

FCA concerned about annuity market withdrawals

The FCA has raised concerns about competition in the annuity market following a string of high profile withdrawals.

Regulator warns lenders about post-retirement mortgage risks

Increased mortgage terms need to consider post-retirement income and repayment says Bank of England's Sam Woods.

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Play Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings

Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings

Liontrust’s Olly Russ and Oisin O’Leary welcome the uptick in European corporate earnings, but warn an abrupt halt to quantitative easing could increase volatility

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Clive Woodward: How to live in a no 'if only' environment

In this episode Clive Woodward explains that failure to work on the business, rather than just in it, creates real risk you will be overtaken by a competitor.

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Adviser Profile: Ben Ellis of Cactus Financial Planning

Adviser Profile: Ben Ellis of Cactus Financial Planning

Ben Ellis likes to take on tough challenges and, only two years after launching Cactus Financial Planning, he is already looking to expand and hit £100 million in assets.