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LEBC appointed DB transfer partner to 32,000 member scheme

Ahead of an 8 June deadline, the 32,000 members of the Nortel Pension scheme have been offered defined benefit (DB) transfer advice through an agreement with national advice firm LEBC.

Rovers investment returns? Soap studios eye pension scam story

The Department for Work and Pensions has spoken to soap studios about including a pension scams story line and is ‘considering’ the idea to raise awareness of scams.

FSCS begins DFM Strand payouts as £5.7m handed back

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has paid out £5.7 million over collapsed discretionary fund manager (DFM) Strand Capital as distribution to investors has begun.

Ascentric chief exec exits after replatforming first stage

Chief executive of Royal London’s platform Ascentric is stepping down from his position.

SJP restructures board following Bellamy’s departure

St James’s Place (SJP) has restructured its board with chair and director Sarah Bates retiring from her positions.

FSCS: FCA regulation will stop claims firms’ bad practices

James Darbyshire, a general counsel at the FSCS, has said he is looking forward to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) taking over regulation of the claims management sector which he said will drive up standards.

Record flows help Novia’s profits jump 110%

Record flows helped platform Novia’s profits increase by 110% for its year ending 31 December 2017.

PPI claims firms offering DB transfers through cold calls warns TPAS

PPI mis-selling claims may be coming to an end but the people behind the claims firms encouraging people to make claims may be heading a new field – pension scams.

It's coming home: gov’t spends £700k on 'Three Lions' duo Pension Wise ad

With only one month to go before the football World Cup begins it may surprise no one that comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner are on everyone’s televisions again.

Marathon effort by SG Wealth Management boss

The managing director of East Anglia-based SG Wealth Management has raised more than £2,000 for a leprosy charity, by running the London Marathon with his son.

Video pick
12 Comments Play 'How can you sleep at night owning these shares?' CEO Tapes

'How can you sleep at night owning these shares?' CEO Tapes

Do not miss the first two minutes of this film as Richard Buxton reveals how he was challenged by a client for owning shares in a certain company.

5 Comments Play Fees roundtable: 'If one in three says you're too pricey, that's about right'

Fees roundtable: 'If one in three says you're too pricey, that's about right'

How much is too much when it comes to paying for advice? Step forward Alan Smith, Kay Ingram and Vijay Thakkar to discuss charging, fees and the advice gap.

NMA Profile
10 Comments Adviser profile: Catherine Morgan and John Ward of Essendon Financial Planning

Adviser profile: Catherine Morgan and John Ward of Essendon Financial Planning

A chance meeting between Catherine Morgan and John Ward led to the pair setting up Essendon Financial Planning as an independent firm.