News by: Michelle Abrego
Royal London's managing director of protection Roger Edwards is to leave the company.
London-based Addidi Wealth has moved offices after a strategic review of the business, writes Michelle Abrego
IFA Centre managing director Gill Cardy is taking a stand against the handling of the Arch Cru scandal whether her members support her or not.
A group of 219 advice firms alleged to have mis-sold over £16 million of Keydata products is considering whether to end its legal battle with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) by agreeing to a settlement.
HSBC pre-tax profits have nearly doubled to $8.4 billion (£5.4 billion) in the first three months of 2013 compared to the first quarter of 2012.
Cambridgeshire-based Beacon Wealth Management has welcomed the return of one of its paraplanners to take on the firm’s auto-enrolment proposition after leaving the business in 2006.
Anger over the implementation of the retail distribution review has led to a widespread lack of confidence in the effectiveness of the regulator among firms affected by the initiative, according to a survey from the Financial Conduct Authority’s Practitioner Panel.
Paradigm’s asset management arm Tatton Investment Management has linked up with Quilter to provide discretionary fund management services.
Former mortgage broker Michael Joseph James Lewis has been committed to trial at Maidstone Crown Court in relation to criminal offences brought against him by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Consultants Ernst & Young have argued that the ‘three plus a half’ charging model still favoured by most adviser post-retail distribution review is unsustainable.
The Financial Conduct Authority has taken pre-emptive action over interest-only mortgages following research which found that over the next 30 years 48% of borrowers may not have enough money to pay off these loans.
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