PFS picks 12 planners to lead planning push
The PFS has chose 12 financial planners have to sit on a new panel that will promote and develop the advice profession.
Give FCA more power on DB transfers, says Lib Dem Lord
The FCA needs to be given more power by parliament to deal with the risks associated with the DB transfer market, according to Liberal Democrat peer Susan Kramer.
Thursday Papers: Fed calls historic end to quantitative easing
And Tata-Thyssenkrupp steel mega-merger to create a £13.3 billion-a-year industry 'only a short reprieve'
Overnight Markets: US stocks inch higher after Fed policy decisions
Shares of Apple fell 1.7% after it admitted its latest smartwatch has connectivity problems.
FCA offers grace period for Mifid II laggards
Business which failed to meet the deadline to submit Mifid II authorisations may not face ‘strict liability’ if they can prove that they are working toward compliance
Lib Dem Lord: drop triple lock as pensioners 'have it easy'
Liberal Democrat leader in the House of Lords, Dick Newby, has said the triple lock is unsustainable, despite the party’s pledge to keep it ahead of June’s general election.
MPs announce inquiry into pension freedoms and scam risks
An inquiry launched by the Work and Pensions Committee aims to establish if policy is protecting savers from pension scammers.
Podcast: Frank Salzegber - We need more Space
Frank will talk about future technology trends, ‘open innovation’, and how everyone can learn from Space exploration. Space is the most difficult place to reach, and coming back down to earth is even more challenging, but a society that stops exploring wil
Bad old days or valuable CPD? Beer fest jolly sparks anger
After revealing that a platform was offering a trip to Berlin’s Oktoberfest as a reward for client money being placed its way, Christine Dawson asks whether it might bring the wurst out in advisers.
UBS: Carney is no longer crying wolf on rate rises
UBS Wealth Management economist Dean Turner predicts 25bps base rate hike in November and further 25bps hike in May.
Retreat 2017: How advisers approach DB transfers
Three advisers told New Model Adviser® at the 2017 Retreat how the approach the growing demand for DB pension transfers.
Retreat 2017: We can't risk undermining pensions with DB scandal
LEBC public policy director Kay Ingram sets out her concerns about DB pension transfers.
Adviser Profile: Darren Lloyd Thomas of Thomas and Thomas Financial Services
Darren Lloyd Thomas has gone from flogging carpets two decades ago to punching above his weight at Thomas and Thomas Financial Services, thanks to a timely career kick start