FCA considers turning off all pre-RDR trail commission
The FCA is considering turning off legacy trail commission from pre-RDR products.
Hargreaves & SJP shares hit by FCA funds clampdown
Shares in online stock broker Hargreaves Lansdown and financial advice group St James's Place fall to bottom of FTSE 100.
FCA flags concerns about 'pay to play' in model portfolios
The FCA has flagged the conflict of interest that could arise from asset managers paying fund ratings agencies to be allocated to model portfolios.
FCA pushes forward with 'all-in' fund fee plans
The FCA has stood by its plans for an 'all-in' fund fee. It will also establish a working group and wants to see more pooling of pension funds.
Trail commission ban would hurt consolidators
An end to all legacy trail commission would hurt consolidators, according to compliance consultant Phil Young.
Platform market study will look at vertical integration, FCA says
The FCA's platform market study will look at vertically integrated advice firms.
Seven key points from the FCA's investment review
All you need to know from today's mammoth report.
Five areas where advisers are falling short on suitability
An FCA review of risk assessment has revealed a reliance on risk profiling tools, a failure to consider why a client wants to make a financial decision, and disclosure deficiencies.
Regulator urged to tackle 'conflicts of interest' in advice
Respondents to the Financial Conduct Authority’s Asset Management Study raised concerns about vertically integrated firms.
FCA concerned absolute return funds misleading investors
The regulator also raised concerns about absolute return fund providers charging performance fees when returns are lower than the fund’s most ambitious performance target.
CEO tapes 2: the right way to pay fund managers
In second part of our latest CEO series, seven fund bosses lift the lid on how they pay managers.
Clive Woodward: How planners can reach peak performance
In the latest of our exclusive videos, former England Rugby manager Clive Woodward explains the secrets behind boosting performance and cultivating the right attitude.
Adviser Profile: Simon Landale of Lycetts
Simon Landale is aiming to make charity-owned Lycetts the most ethical IFA in the country, drawing on a huge database of potential clients and attracting socially minded staff