It's that time of year again: Professional Adviser, aided by the plentiful suggestions of readers, runs through its heroes and villains of 2014...
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has updated its guidelines on how critical illness (CI) policies should be described and explained to consumers, in a move it hopes will ultimately lead to fewer declined claims.
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The total costs of an independent report into the Financial Conduct Authority's strategy to brief a national newspaper on one of its high-profile regulatory projects are approaching £4m.
A strategy by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to leak details of one of its upcoming projects to a national newspaper - a decision which sparked huge falls in the share prices of several major life companies - was "high risk" and inadequate, according to an independent report by a law firm.
Professional Adviser is proud to announce the shortlist for the Professional Adviser Awards 2015, which will be held in London in February.
Treasury Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie has said the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must engage more with the regulated community and do more for consumers, as the City watchdog announced sweeping structural and personnel changes following a strategic review.
Experts have called for a tax break on pension withdrawals to help fund LTC. But is such an intervention feasible and a good idea?
Legal & General (L&G) is splitting its savings business in two and restructuring other parts of its L&G Assurance Society (LGAS) division ahead of the departure of the arm's chief executive John Pollock next May.
The industry has reacted with confusion and concern to Aviva's intention to takeover smaller rival Friends Life, with fears a merged insurer will mean worse customer service and less competition.
In this week’s quick fire RP poll we ask readers: Will the DWP’s YouTube channel - PensionsTube - actually boost understanding?
Only a third of advisers are currently qualified to provide long term care advice despite growing interest from advisers in the area, the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) has found.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering a number of recommendations on how financial services firms can improve the way they handle complaints, including removing a rule stating that not all gripes must be reported to it.
In this week’s quick fire RP poll we ask RP readers: Should withdrawals from pension pots to fund long-term care costs be made tax free?
In this week's Retirement Planner news round-up we highlight five key stories you might have missed over the past seven days.
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