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14:21

10 things you need to know from this week’s news

Week in Brief: Sesame’s latest fine, FCA facing judicial review challenge and fair value annuity buyouts proposed.

Oct 30, 2014

Sesame reviews restricted panel deals in wake of FCA fine

“There are legal contracts with insurance providers, so we can’t just tear them up.”

Oct 27, 2014

IFAs will not be ready for sunset clause: Investec

Nearly half of IFAs cited administrative inefficiency as a reason for delaying the switch.

From Pensions| Oct 24, 2014

10 things you need to know from this week’s news

Week in Brief: Pension reform rumbles on, fresh advice firm fraud probe, and momentum for protection reforms.

Oct 24, 2014

Apfa backs government apprenticeships

Advisers have been told by an Association of Professional Financial Advisers report to back the government’s latest apprenticeship scheme.

From Regulation| Oct 21, 2014

FCA: ‘Watch this space’ - mass market advice is on the way

Regulators taken to task over guidance guarantee in a hearing this morning.

Analysis & Opinion
Sesame deserves its fine, now what about the providers?

Ashley Wassall| 09:54

Sesame deserves its fine, now what about the providers?

Sesame is bang to rights, but it takes two to tango.

Oct 30, 2014

The rise and fall of ‘Mother Merrill’

Catching Lightning in a Bottle – How Merrill Lynch revolutionised the Financial World by Winthrop H Smith Jr

Pay the piper, call the tune

Oct 30, 2014

Pay the piper, call the tune

Research comparing the behavioural outcomes of free versus paid advice suggests that consideration should be given to whether members should fund...

Oct 30, 2014

Paying into another kind of bank

Real success means so much more than looking after number one.

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Guide to Retirement Income Options post-Budget

Many headlines in the aftermath of the Budget concentrated on the fantastic freedom and choice being introduced.

FTAdviser Blog

Back to good old fashioned adviser bashing

News Review: Advice is becoming more important, but clearly there remains little appetite to talk the sector up.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Adviser Charging

Cash is king when it comes to explaining adviser charges.

FTAdviser Blog

Reform rush has industry in a spin over freedoms

Week in brief: Treasury confirms draft rules and FCA lines up guidance policy, as advisers ‘hide behind their desks’.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Risk-Rated, Targeted and Managed funds

Risk-defined funds provide investors and advisers with a firm indication of the level of risk they are aiming to take.

FTAdviser Blog

Should advisers learn to love themselves?

A motivational speaker wants advisers to eat well and go out for a power walk. Should they?

Recent Articles
  1. Oct 30, 2014

    Opportunity knocks for next generation

    Let us do whatever we can to bring on the next generation of paraplanners. It will be good for them, for us, and for the profession as a whole.

  2. Oct 30, 2014

    Diary of an adviser: Adrian Pearce

    A week in the life of Adrian Pearce, premier client manager for HSBC

  3. Oct 30, 2014

    Chance to put business tax affairs in order

    Voluntary disclosure Credit Card Sales campaign gives businesses the chance to be up to date and to receive the best possible terms

  4. Oct 30, 2014

    A word of advice

    No wonder consumers are confused about advice, given that advisers themselves are often likewise.

  5. Back to good old fashioned adviser bashing
    FTAdviser Blog| Oct 27, 2014

    Back to good old fashioned adviser bashing

    News Review: Advice is becoming more important, but clearly there remains little appetite to talk the sector up.

  6. Save on interest, but only with a large pot
    From Special Report: Offset Mortgages - October 2014| Oct 23, 2014

    Save on interest, but only with a large pot

    To be efficient, at least £10,000 in savings per £100,000 of home loan is needed

  7. Distinct advantages for the self-employed
    From Special Report: Offset Mortgages - October 2014| Oct 23, 2014

    Distinct advantages for the self-employed

    Self-employed borrowers can use the money they have put aside for paying their tax bill to reduce their mortgage interest

  8. Offset comes of age
    From Special Report: Offset Mortgages - October 2014| Oct 23, 2014

    Offset comes of age

    Offset mortgages were deemed to be innovative at the time of launch, but how have features evolved over the last five years – since the financial...

  9. Offset is evolving for the better
    From Special Report: Offset Mortgages - October 2014| Oct 23, 2014

    Offset is evolving for the better

    Borrower-friendly changes to offset mortgages are likely to entice more to choose the product

  10. Oct 23, 2014

    SMEs urged to learn the language of numbers

    Learning how to take a calculated risk requires in-depth knowledge of a business, according to a coaching expert.

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