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Aegon launches retirement guidance service
Aegon has launched a retirement guidance and information service for savers needing more help after approaching Pension Wise.
McDermott: FCA chief role full time is not ‘the right job for me’
The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) acting chief executive Tracey McDermott has confirmed she had withdrawn from the running of the role on a permanent basis.
Pension freedoms: 70% of pots being withdrawn in full
A growing number of retirees are withdrawing their entire pension pot in one go with over 120,000 pensions being fully withdrawn in the three months to September.
MPs to grill FCA bosses over dropped bank culture review
The Treasury Select Committee (TSC) is set to grill the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over why it dropped an inquiry into bank culture.
Old Mutual Wealth launches international bond to target wealthy
Old Mutual Wealth has launched a new international bond for UK high-net-worth investors.
Labour urges gov't to redress older women hit by SPA rises
Labour shadow pensions minister Nick Thomas-Symonds has promised to push the government to compensate women disadvantaged by the rises in the state pension age.
FSCS fury, deal drama and platform picks: 2015 in news
Check out all the biggest stories of the year.
Adviser acquisitions: the biggest deals of 2015
Check out the biggest acquisitions of 2015.
High Court winds up diamond and carbon credit investment scam
The High Court has shut down a London-based company that offered investments in carbon credits or diamonds after an investigation by the Insolvency Service.
Hiring and firing: the biggest job moves of 2015
Check out the biggest job moves of 2015.
'We're just a bunch of white dudes sitting here': fund manager CEOs on gender
In our brand new series, eight CEOs discuss how the industry could do a better job for female fund managers.
Higher FSCS bills are the price of pension freedoms says Kinnock
Advisers largely supported the pension freedoms and must now pay the price for defined benefit (DB) transfer mis-selling, according to Labour MP Stephen Kinnock.
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.