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In Focus - Question Of Trust


Question of Trust is a campaign backed by Financial Adviser that aims to restore trust in financial services and that boasts the support of the Institute of Financial Planning, the Financial Services Research Forum and charity Credit Action


Your Industry| Nov 21, 2012

IFP takes up Question of Trust mantle from Mullins

The Institute of Financial Planning has pledged to continue to push for the highest standards of ethical behaviour, despite the formal ending of...

Your Industry| Nov 12, 2012

Mullins not giving up on Question of Trust

Shane Mullins has insisted he is not giving up on his campaign to restore trust in financial services, but is changing tack.

Regulation| Oct 30, 2012

Professionalism in banks must be paramount: Cass

Increasing professionalism in banking is an important first step in curtailing unethical behaviour in the industry, Andre Spicer has said.

Regulation| Oct 17, 2012

Question of Trust seeks to restore faith in banking

The Question of Trust campaign group has presented its evidence to the cross-party Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, citing why trust...

Regulation| Oct 17, 2012

Banking blunders of 2012

12 September 2012

Your Industry| Oct 03, 2012

Trust and support for the IFP members: Cann

The Institute of Financial Planning’s main focus for the next 12 months is to support its membership as it continues the transition to a fee-based...

Analysis & Opinion
Commission bark was always worse than its bite

John LappinonRegulation| Mar 09, 2015

Commission bark was always worse than its bite

Things clearly went wrong in our industry, but was commission always to blame?

Hal AustinonRegulation| Aug 15, 2012

Unbecoming behaviour

Despite the turmoil surrounding financial regulation, some features still remain a mystery.

Something is seriously wrong in financial services

Hal AustinonRegulation| Jul 25, 2012

Something is seriously wrong in financial services

Recent banking scandals give rise to the question of what punishment would be appropriate to ensure that they never happen again.

Recent Articles
  1. Your Industry| Oct 02, 2012

    IFA Solutions delivers PI for accredited firms

    Financial planning firms accredited and recognised by the Institute of Financial Planning will have access to special PI scheme.

  2. Your Industry| Sep 27, 2012

    ‘RDR is just one step on long road to trust’

    There is no silver bullet to cure the lack of trust in financial services, and the retail distribution review certainly is not the answer, research...

  3. Regulation| Jul 18, 2012

    HSBC outlines new steps to improve governance

    HSBC is undergoing a structural change to ensure that it does not repeat the mistakes that allowed money laundering activity to take place at its...

  4. Investments| Jun 27, 2012

    IMA outlines trading cost disclosure for members

    The Investment Management Association plans to publish guidance this week to members on disclosure of costs and other aspects of transparency, a...

  5. Hal AustinonRegulation| Jun 27, 2012

    Moral outrage on tax avoidance is misplaced

    Our MPs should know the best antidote to the UK’s taxation woes is to simplify the tax system

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