The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has frozen the bank accounts of three debt management firms to protect customers' money.
After years shouting from the sidelines, industry veteran Alan Lakey tried to shake up the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) from the inside. On the body's 15 year anniversary, he details his struggle...
Unpopular APFA may be, but uninfluential it is not, writes Neil Liversidge...
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Advisers have overcome the biggest hurdles they were confronted with as a result of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), according to a poll, with the number reporting they are still in "survival mode" having halved.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should freeze or reduce its annual budget in a self-imposed efficiency drive to cut regulation costs, Chris Hannant has said.
Hundreds of business owners affected by Royal Bank of Scotland's "turnaround" division for struggling companies are planning to sue the bank through a group legal action.
The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) met with the Financial Conduct Authority today (FCA) as it continues to push the regulator over an adviser long-stop.
The vast majority of advisers have faith they will adapt successfully to a world without trail commission, but one in ten say it could mean they cease trading, according to a survey.
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Aegon would establish a new registered life company in England should Scots vote for independence on 18 September.
Evidence of advisory firms and providers avoiding their obligations following the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) is harming the ongoing campaign to rebuild public trust in financial services, according to the Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP).
The UK financial services industry’s hand in European Union negotiations has been strengthened by the surprise appointment of a Conservative peer to the key role of European Union (EU) commissioner for financial services.
The chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said the market will innovate to close any advice gaps created from changes brought in following the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
The Investment Management Association (IMA) has highlighted the scale of regulatory change that may be required if Scotland votes for independence, after revealing 11% of total fund industry assets are run by Scottish-based groups.
Martin Wheatley, the chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), said he has confidence the Money Advice Service (MAS) is a "competent organisation", though said it faces a huge operational challenge to deliver the free financial guidance promised to retirees in the Budget.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has launched a new consumer awareness campaign, starring five celebrities, which it hopes will increase awareness of the scheme to 70% of savers.
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