FCA for a day: What advisers would do if they had the power (part I)

        Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 10:03

        Professional Adviser asked seven advisers one question: If you had the means to change one thing about how the industry is regulated, what would you do? (part one of two...)


        FOS names Caroline Wayman chief ombudsman and CEO

        The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has named Caroline Wayman as its chief ombudsman and CEO, succeeding Natalie Ceeney.

        Professional Adviser | 23 Jul 2014 | 15:31

        PFS confirms Webb and Flanders as conference speakers

        Pensions minister Steve Webb and JP Morgan chief market strategist and ex-BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders have been confirmed as two of the keynote speakers at this year's Personal Finance Society (PFS) national conference.

        Professional Adviser | 15 Jul 2014 | 12:13

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      The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has defended the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) from allegations of inconsistent case verdicts.

      Professional Adviser | 15 Jul 2014 | 08:13

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      Professional Adviser | 14 Jul 2014 | 09:58

      FCA chief Wheatley paid £610k in 2013-2014

      Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chief executive Martin Wheatley was paid a total of £610,000 in the year to 31 March, with a basic salary of £460,000, figures published today show.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Jul 2014 | 11:15

      Mothers rank family financial security high priority but few have protection

      Seven out of ten mothers rank family financial security among their top priorities but few are taking out protection cover or talking about the impact of their death, according to a study by Aegon.

      Professional Adviser | 09 Jul 2014 | 09:56

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      Professional Adviser | 07 Jul 2014 | 09:42

      Protection gap puts six million homes at risk - Friends Life

      Six million homes, half of all mortgaged residential property in the UK, could be at risk because the owners are not covered by any form of protection insurance, according to research from life and pensions provider Friends Life.

      Professional Adviser | 04 Jul 2014 | 11:40
      The Houses of Parliament in London

      Retired IFA battling generation-old complaint pushes MP on ‘crazily unfair’ long-stop

      A retired IFA currently battling an Ombudsman payment protection insurance claim dating from the 1980s says the lack of a complaints long-stop for advisers is “crazily unfair” and is pushing his MP to intervene.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 10:23
      Axa UK CEO Paul Evans

      Axa UK group chief Evans to replace Thiam as ABI chairman

      Paul Evans, the group CEO of Axa UK, has been nominated to replace outgoing Association of British Insurers (ABI) chairman Tidjane Thiam.

      Professional Adviser | 01 Jul 2014 | 17:08

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      Professional Adviser | 30 Jun 2014 | 10:49

      Personal Touch supports launch of AssuranceKeeper

      Mortgage adviser network Personal Touch Financial Services (PTFS) has supported the launch of eKeeper's life assurance quotes service AssuranceKeeper.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Jun 2014 | 11:01
      Scottish Widows ad

      Scottish Widows confirms re-entry into IFA market

      Provider Scottish Widows has confirmed it will be re-entering the IFA market with protection products next year.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Jun 2014 | 13:22
      Champagne glasses ready at the Awards reception

      Insurance boss splashes out £500k on staff party

      A generous insurance boss spent more than £500,000 throwing an office party for his staff - which even featured a concert by Olly Murs.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jun 2014 | 07:56

      Adviser claims victory in FCA long-stop battle

      A financial adviser has been permitted to include a complaints time bar in his client terms of business contracts, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) conceded to his case.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00

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      Professional Adviser | 23 Jun 2014 | 13:03

      SimplyBiz holds protection awareness week

      Support services firm SimplyBiz is holding a dedicated 'protection awareness week' for advisers after it found "the protection gap is as much of a problem now as it has ever been".

      Professional Adviser | 18 Jun 2014 | 10:35

      Armchair critic: This is the best collective effort in protection I've seen

      Professional Adviser's resident Armchair critic has nothing but praise for the Income Protection Task Force's Seven Families initiative, but can advisers take advantage?

      Professional Adviser | 17 Jun 2014 | 10:58

      Zurich: SMEs ‘taking a gamble' without key person cover

      Almost two thirds of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are at risk of a "severe impact" on their business by having no protection insurance for their owners and key employees, Zurich has warned.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jun 2014 | 08:15



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