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The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has given its backing to F&TRC's latest launch, Quality Analyser, which gives advisers free access to a market-wide comparison tool from 22 April.
An adviser who has campaigned for the re-introduction of a long-stop on complaints against financial advisers reaching the Ombudsman has urged caution and patience after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) promised to revisit the issue.
True innovation may seem beyond reach, but small changes can make big differences for advisory businesses, writes Brendan Llewellyn...
Royal London's operating profits for 2013 were up to £346m, with new business accounting for £70m of the gains.
Martin Wheatley, the chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is facing calls for his resignation after the regulator made an "extraordinary blunder" that hit insurers' share prices, according to reports.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may have made an 'extraordinary blunder' in allowing market sensitive information about its work to reach the public domain ahead of schedule, thereby creating a disorderly market in shares, Treasury Select Committee (TSC) chairman Andrew Tyrie said on Saturday.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) board has called in lawyers to investigate the regulator's handling of the revelation it is to examine the fair treatment of "long standing" customers in life insurance products, a revelation which sparked huge losses in some insurers' share prices on Friday.
Aviva has played down the potential impact on its bottom line of a regulatory probe into the closed life insurance policy market.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has clarified the scope of its investigation into how customers in 'closed' life company products are being treated, indicating it will not review sales practices or necessarily act on exit fees.
The RDR journey has come to a grinding (unsatisfactory) halt, writes Ed Dymott. Here he explains how the FCA's plan to probe the closed life market could help get the magical mystery tour back on track...
Shares in Resolution and peers tumbled today following reports the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to probe 30 million legacy insurance policies.
Advisers shy away from talking about them, but the services they don't advertise on their business cards are often the ones clients value most. Laura Miller and Carmen Reichman uncover the unseen side of the advisory profession
Clive Cowdery, founder of The Resolution Group, and John Tiner, its CEO, have announced they will not stand for re-election as non-executive directors of the group at May's annual general meeting.
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