Restricted network Personal Touch Financial Services has incurred an additional £154,000 in costs relating to claims brought against the firm in 2013, its accounts show.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has promoted its former head of savings, investments and distribution policy, David Geale, to director of policy.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have proposed new rules that would seek to change how bankers behave and are paid.
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The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) said it expects the number of advisory businesses declared in default as a result of its investigations into self-invested personal pension (SIPP) advice to rise above the current four.
Discretionary fund managers (DFMs) are facing growing pressures to standardise managed portfolio fees as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) considers warning advisers against using any service where costs are not clear.
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AFH has bought out Edinburgh-based Finlay Gow & Company for £657,000 to enter the Scottish advice market.
Bradbury Hamilton’s Sheriar Bradbury asks if ever increasing calls for paraplanner qualifications are complicating their working relationship with advisers...
An online petition calling on the government to remove the financial ombudsman's right to consider client claims without any time restriction has ended 3,000 signatures short of target.
A former appointed representative of Financial Ltd, the network banned this week from recruiting new advisers in a landmark ruling, has spoken exclusively to Professional Adviser about what he found during his time at the firm...
Highclere Financial Services senior partner Alan Lakey has left his position as a member of the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) council as he felt his voice "did not get heard".
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