Regulation

Guaranteed returns and 26 complaints: A cold calling campaign that saw £870k in poorly...

Corporate finance and adviser firm Alexander David Securities Limited (ADSL) has been found responsible in relation to more than £874,000-worth of unsuitable pension transfers in 26 separate and public decision notices published by the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Rachel Vahey: The inter-connectedness of all things pension

Rachel Vahey looks at the inter-connectedness of all things pension in her latest article for RP

TPR and FCA join forces to improve pension saving outcomes

The FCA and TPR are asking the industry for feedback on how to improve customer decisions about pensions at key life points.

DWP consults on simpler benefit statements for DC pension savers

Pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has proposed regulations to introduce simpler workplace benefit statements so that members can better understand them.

Mental Health Awareness Week: The advisers doing their bit

From no-contact boxing to providing support for employees coming back to work, Sophie King looks at what financial advisers are doing to support mental health awareness

Stephen Lowe: FCA’s stronger nudge ‘wrong solution at wrong time’

Stephen Lowe looks at the latest attempt to boost Pension Wise guidance take-up and is not impressed with the FCA's 'stronger nudge' policy, which he says is doomed to fail...

FCA requires providers to book Pension Wise appointments in guidance push

Pension providers will be required to book Pension Wise appointments for customers under new plans published by the regulator as it attempts to increase retirement guidance take-up.

Value destruction risk at retirement ‘so big’ government must intervene – LGIM

The value destruction of a savers’ pension at the point of retirement is “huge” and personalised guidance is vital to prevent members knocking out years of savings, according to industry experts.

Adrian Boulding: Five benefit statement pointers and one to avoid

Moves by the DWP to introduce a benefit statement 'season' will see retirees across the country given their pension stats at the same time in a consistent format, explains Adrian Boulding

FCA adviser fees to rise 1.5% to £82m

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has predicted advisers will pay £82m in fees this year, a 1.5% increase from last year.
 

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