The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clamped down on consumer investment harm and prevented 12 firms from gaining authorisation following suspicion of phoenixing in the first 10 months of 2020.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a defined benefit (DB) transfer tool which it said should help firms understand its file review methodology for DB transfer advice. But what exactly is it and why should advisers care?
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) intervention resulted in 130 advice firms ceasing to operate in defined benefit (DB) transfer advice in 2020, the regulator has reported.
In February, there will be a fundamental change when a customer contacts their pension provider to access drawdown, writes Jon Greer. Here he explains why advisers must 'sit up and take notice' of investment pathways
Advisers have a key role to play in the fight against pension scams, writes Claire Trott. Here she outlines the major red flags to be aware of and outlines how to protect clients
The regulator identified 30,000 instances of unregulated activity in the last year and needs more investment to better tackle pension scams, FCA executive director of enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward told MPs.
Regulatory guru and former FCA man Rory Percival has said he believes 2021 will be a much quieter year for advisers in terms of regulatory changes.
Nest Pensions chief executive Helen Dean has been awarded a CBE for services to pension savings in the New Year Honours 2021.
The secret of a good strategic plan is to look through your initial targets and out beyond them, writes Adrian Boulding. Here he discusses drawdown investment pathways and why it will pay dividends to think long-term...
Consumers have enjoyed five years of pension freedom but with choice comes responsibility, writes Jeremy Martin. Here he discusses the introduction of investment pathways...