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Applications for lifetime allowance protection ‘slowing to a trickle’

A freedom of information request submitted by LCP revealed that new applicants for lifetime allowance (LTA) protection have trickled down to 4,000 in the last year.

Rachel Vahey: Keeping on the right side of the advice boundary

Advisers must stick to the script when it comes to the DB transfer triage process, writes Rachel Vahey

FCA shakes-up decision-making procedures in efficiency push

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants to change the way the organisation makes critical regulatory decisions in a bid to make it...

FCA’s Business Plan: Five key points for advisers

Lawyers Paul Edmondson and Pippa Tasker look at the FCA's latest Business Plan and pull out five key points to take away...

FCA sets out proposals to improve standards in funeral market

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has laid out plans to better protect consumers within the funeral plans market.

Pensions guidance nudge ‘skewed’ toward Pension Wise

The FCA must fully consider whether its ‘stronger nudge’ legislation proposals are too skewed toward promoting Pension Wise over other forms of support, Aegon says.

FCA: Firms wanting DB transfer authorisation ‘will be scrutinized’

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that new firms wishing to gain defined benefit (DB) transfer permissions will be scrutinized.

Nick Flynn: Will FCA Consumer Duty rules finally fix OMO?

Nick Flynn explores FOMO - fear of the open market option - something he hopes will be overcome when the FCA implements its Consumer Duty measures...

Enter now: Gold Standard Awards 2021 open for DFMs and financial advisers

Enter now: Gold Standard Awards 2021 open for DFMs and financial advisers
 

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Thank you and goodbye from Retirement Planner

Retirement Planner is, itself, retiring on Thursday 15 October 2021.