Consumer Panel pushes for MAS remit to be widened

Professional Adviser | 02 Sep 2014 | 13:45 | Regulation

The Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP) has called for the Money Advice Service (MAS) to widen its remit from generic advice to helping people "understand products" and "choosing a pension or a mortgage".

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