Investment

        Myth busting: Unpicking death benefit changes

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 11:45

        Claire Trott gives advisers some technical pointers on death benefit changes

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        SIPP investors ‘punished still further’ on cash interest rates

        European banking regulations look set to hit SIPP investors’ cash interest rates even harder this year. Jenna Towler gauges provider reaction

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 11:40
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        What advisers need to consider on multiple trusts

        Greater clarity is needed on multiple trusts. But until the government finalises its position, advisers have several factors to consider, writes Rachael Griffin

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 11:31

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      Standard Life partners with eight DFMs for 'Discretionary Plus' service

      Standard Life Wrap has partnered with eight discretionary firms in a bid to enhance the service it offers advisers facing up to pension freedom challenges.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 11:26
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      Retail funds see highest inflows since 2010

      Retail fund sales last year were at their highest level since 2010, according to the latest figures from the Investment Association (IA).

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 10:31
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      Shell to cut spending by $15bn after oil price slump

      Royal Dutch Shell is planning to slash its spending by $15bn over the next three years, following a collapse in the oil price.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 08:38
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      Carney: Eurozone is caught in a 'debt trap'

      Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned the eurozone could sink further into its 'debt trap' as austerity measures choke off growth.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 08:38
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      Advisers asking 'wrong questions' in DFM due diligence

      Advisers are not asking the right questions when doing due diligence on discretionary fund managers (DFM), one such firm has said, in response to criticism it is "impossible" to compare their costs and services.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jan 2015 | 08:00
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      Retail funds see highest inflows since 2010

      Retail fund sales last year were at their highest level since 2010, according to the latest figures from the Investment Association (IA).

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:23
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      Investors challenge FCA over life settlements losses

      Angry investors are planning legal action against the regulator in a bid to claw back losses they claim its predecessor caused when it branded their traded life settlement investments "toxic".

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jan 2015 | 12:20
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      TPR fines 169 firms over auto-enrolment failures

      More than 160 employers were issued fixed penalties of £400 last year after The Pensions Regulator (TPR) ramped up the use of its powers for auto-enrolment failures.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:33
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      Hundreds of advisers to offer pro-bono sessions to stir public's interest

      Advisers registered with IFA directory Unbiased are to offer free introductory advice sessions to consumers in a bid to stir interest in advice.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jan 2015 | 11:26
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      Artemis' Tyndall: ‘No-names’ like we were might struggle today

      In his first interview for more than four years, Artemis senior partner Mark Tyndall speaks to Dan Jones about charging and cost disclosure, fund manager lock-ins, and the future of the business.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 15:03
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      UK GDP misses expectations for Q4

      Quarterly and annualised UK growth figures for Q4 2014 have narrowly missed expectations after the construction sector underwhelmed at the end of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 11:37
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      Network and nine advice firms declared in default

      The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has declared one former network and nine other advice firms in default.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 10:46
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      'Three-fold rise' in attempted pension liberation scams post-Budget

      Pension scheme members are three times more likely to be approached about accessing their pots since the Budget freedoms were announced, according to research.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 09:48
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      Adviser noticeboard: This week's events, hires (and a joke)

      Diaries at the ready: It's our weekly round-up of the major events, hires and other bits for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 09:41
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      Hargreaves Lansdown multi-manager AUM nears £5bn after UK Growth launch

      Assets in Hargreaves Lansdown's multi-manager range have moved closer to the £5bn mark after the company raised £162m for its HL Multi-Manager UK Growth fund, which launched on 23 January.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 08:44
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      PwC: Pension changes to trigger UK ETF growth

      The proliferation and popularity of exchange traded funds (ETFs) is set to continue, with asset growth forecast to reach $50trn by 2020, a report suggests.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 08:41
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      Pension complaints fall as savers await April 'freedoms'

      Complaints about pensions dealt with by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) have fallen markedly year on year, figures show, with the impending changes to legislation cited as a possible explanation for the drop.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 08:17

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