Mini-bond firm finally ordered to cease activity by FCA
The company that promoted a number of mini-bonds that lost investors £15.2 million has been ordered to ‘cease all regulated activity’ FCA.
Advice giants urged to sign women in finance charter
As a further 26 firms sign up to the government charter promoting a greater gender balance in finance, Christine Dawson finds the regulator is fully behind the diversity drive. Now it is time for the big nationals to do their bit too.
SimplyBiz signs up third DB transfer partner
Support services provider SimplyBiz has added a third DB transfer advice partner after previous partner CFPML exited the market.
Electoral Commission reopens Vote Leave probe
Ahead of the vote in June 2016, the campaign paid £625,000 for bills allegedly run up by student Darren Grimes with a digital agency.
Overnight Markets: Tech shares buoy Wall Street
Verizon boosted the telecom sector after Wells Fargo analysts upgraded the stock to outperform from market perform.
Tuesday Papers: May told to exploit Merkel crisis to reduce Brexit bill
And Uber to buy 24,000 specially-adapted Volvos in bid to develop fleet of driverless cars.
Investors brush off German government worries
Initial jitters over collapse of German coalition talks prove short-lived as markets rally from lows.
Payday loan firm used £1.2m pension liberation scheme to pay debts
Three directors of an insolvent payday loan firm which received cash from pension liberation schemes have been disqualified.
Calculator for British Steel pension members launches
CashCalc has come up with a calculator to help members of the scheme make a decision to go into the PPF or the new scheme.
Budget Heaven and Hell: six advisers share their hopes and fears
Advisers tell New Model Adviser® what they would most like to see from the chancellor this week... and what they fear most!
We quiz Standard Life chief on 1825 and Elevate
In this final instalment of our exclusive interview, Standard Life chief executive Barry O'Dwyer answers Citywire's questions about the company's restricted advice arm 1825, and brands the Elevate platform deal a 'fantastic success'.
CIO Tapes 2: two warnings and a lot of optimism
Our group of leading asset management CIOs see a lot of opportunities – and overseas investors are buying UK too
Adviser Profile: Mark Dolby and Chris Shaw of Beaufort Financial (Reading)
Mark Dolby and Chris Shaw have embraced cashflow planning at Beaufort Financial (Reading) to help clients take advantage of the pension freedoms. Through their hub model, they now plan to take the firm to the next level.