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        Adviser noticeboard: This week's events, hires (and a joke)

        Professional Adviser | 27 Jan 2015 | 09:41

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

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        Lighthouse launches mortgage and protection advice service

        National advice firm Lighthouse Group has launched a "holistic" mortgage and protection advice service in response to demand from clients.

        Professional Adviser | 21 Jan 2015 | 07:54
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        Cancer survivor adviser reaches South Pole on awareness expedition

        A financial adviser who survived cancer three times has completed an expedition to the South Pole, in a bid to raise awareness of health issues and the importance of protection.

        Professional Adviser | 19 Jan 2015 | 08:12

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      Friends Life launches first cancer-specific group benefit

      Friends Life has launched the first employer funded group cancer workplace benefit in the UK.

      Professional Adviser | 16 Jan 2015 | 13:39
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      Questions raised over Sesame protection premiums and commissions

      Clients who buy the same protection products via Sesame could pay vastly different premiums amounting to thousands of pounds more depending on which of the network's two types of adviser they deal with, an investigation by Professional Adviser has revealed.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Jan 2015 | 13:12
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      Three things clients may call you about this week

      Here once again is our weekly heads-up on the stories that may have caught your clients' attention over the weekend...

      Professional Adviser | 12 Jan 2015 | 10:21
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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 hires, events and other bits for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 12 Jan 2015 | 10:02
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      Webb ‘sceptical’ on private IP role in state welfare system

      Steve Webb remains “open minded but sceptical” about private income protection insurers becoming involved in the state welfare system.

      Professional Adviser | 09 Jan 2015 | 06:54
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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 hires, events and other bits for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 05 Jan 2015 | 12:46
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      Three things clients may call you about this week

      Firstly, a very happy New Year to readers of Professional Adviser. Secondly, here is our weekly heads-up on the stories which may have caught your clients' attention over the weekend...

      Professional Adviser | 05 Jan 2015 | 08:56
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      Adviser who survived cancer three times embarks on polar expedition

      A financial planner who has survived cancer three times is to embark on an expedition to the South Pole to raise awareness of health issues and the importance of protection.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Dec 2014 | 10:15
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      Professional Adviser's heroes and villains of 2014

      It's that time of year again: Professional Adviser, aided by the plentiful suggestions of readers, runs through its heroes and villains of 2014...

      Professional Adviser | 19 Dec 2014 | 10:22
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      ABI eyes fewer declined CI claims after updating guidelines

      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.

      Professional Adviser | 17 Dec 2014 | 15:20
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      Adviser noticeboard (15-19 Dec)

      Welcome to our weekly heads-up on the key events, hires and other bits for professional advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 15 Dec 2014 | 09:29
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      Cost of report into FCA media error approaches £4m

      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.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Dec 2014 | 12:34
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      FCA media blunder: Staff warned regulator not to brief journalist

      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 | 10 Dec 2014 | 12:04
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      Revealed: The shortlist for the Professional Adviser Awards 2015

      Professional Adviser is proud to announce the shortlist for the Professional Adviser Awards 2015, which will be held in London in February.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Dec 2014 | 10:33
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      FOS rules out charging complainants

      The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has ruled out charging "nominal" fees to complainants, agreeing with Parliament's view the service must be free to ensure the public's confidence in it.

      Professional Adviser | 09 Dec 2014 | 07:40
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      Tyrie: The FCA must improve

      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.

      Professional Adviser | 09 Dec 2014 | 07:39
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      AS14: The four key things to tell clients

      Changes to stamp duty will dominate the headlines following the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on 3 December, but there were a few other bits that should prove a boon to savers.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Dec 2014 | 15:07

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