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From Your Industry| Feb 05, 2015

Manchester banks demanding £1m for advice

Wealth manager affirms commitment to no minimum investment and no upfront fee approach.

From Your Industry| Jan 02, 2015

Simplybiz warns FCA will ‘toughen up’ in 2015

Expect no more Mr Bedding in regulator, says Matt Timmins, joint managing-director of Simplybiz.

From Your Industry| Dec 22, 2014

Apfa plans to monitor guidance guarantee take-up

Trade body will seek to change the guidance guarantee if it fails to result in people optimising their retirement income.

From Your Industry| Dec 18, 2014

Towry: Adviser numbers up 9% in 2014

Increase in advice population “is living proof that the industry is beginning to prosper”, says Towry’s John Porteous.

Dec 17, 2014

Tyrie to question FCA on RDR implementation

“Concerns over consumer choice and competition remain,” even after glowing report into post-RDR progress.

Dec 16, 2014

10 key takeaways from the FCA’s RDR review

Costs of complying with RDR have been in line or lower than expected.

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Recent Articles
  1. Damning criticism of RDR buried under Xmas wrapping paper
    | Jan 15, 2015

    Damning criticism of RDR buried under Xmas wrapping paper

    Introducing our new columnist, one of the best-known figures in retail financial services, Garry Heath

  2. Let’s get real about the RDR
    Ashley Wassall| Dec 17, 2014

    Let’s get real about the RDR

    We must not sweep under the carpet where the RDR has fallen short, or get defensive over its legacy.

  3. FCA: RDR ‘longer journey’ will benefit consumers
    Dec 16, 2014

    FCA: RDR ‘longer journey’ will benefit consumers

    It’s early days but encouraging signs are out there, FCA policy director says.

  4. FCA advice gap review guesses at mainstream ‘mis-match’
    Dec 16, 2014

    FCA advice gap review guesses at mainstream ‘mis-match’

    Excess capacity in advice, but move to holistic planning has left lower-end consumers out in the cold.

  5. FCA concerned with asset managers’ service: JP Morgan
    From Investments| Nov 13, 2014

    FCA concerned with asset managers’ service: JP Morgan

    Head of UK funds business at JPMorgan Asset Management reveals questions are being asked by regulator about service.

  6. RDR a ‘walk in the park’ compared to pension reforms
    From Pensions| Oct 15, 2014

    RDR a ‘walk in the park’ compared to pension reforms

    Mr Hatton said that the reforms have kick started a “monumental shift in how the market is structured”.

  7. International trade body in conflict with FCA over RDR
    From Your Industry| Oct 01, 2014

    International trade body in conflict with FCA over RDR

    At variance with the FCA’s views, a Luxembourg trade body maintains that RDR has disrupted access to advice and products, “in some cases severely so.”

  8. Guide to Adviser Charging
    From Training| Sep 25, 2014

    Guide to Adviser Charging

    Cash is king when it comes to explaining adviser charges.

  9. Luxembourg hails RDR as ‘modest success’
    Regulation| Sep 24, 2014

    Luxembourg hails RDR as ‘modest success’

    European fund industry association admits the value of advice is still “largely misunderstood by mainstream investors”.

  10. FCA told to deal with ‘widespread’ ignoring of RDR
    Aug 21, 2014

    FCA told to deal with ‘widespread’ ignoring of RDR

    The regulator has been told to re-think the way it deals with persistent non-compliance.

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