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        Money and writing news: What I've learnt in four days

        Professional Adviser | 29 Aug 2014 | 15:36

        Professional Adviser asked Ryan Butcher, a 16-year-old on work experience and with dreams of working in journalism, to share his thoughts from a week (a Bank Holiday 'week', admittedly) on the PA reporting team...

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        FCA calls for examples of retrospective regulation

        The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking examples of occasions the industry suspects it may have applied its rules after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.

        Professional Adviser | 21 Aug 2014 | 14:14
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        The case for collective DC... and other top Financial Library downloads

        Papers examining the case for collective defined contribution plans in the UK and assessing the fates of under-performing funds are among the best-read in Professional Adviser's unique Financial Library over the last fortnight...

        Professional Adviser | 21 Aug 2014 | 11:25

    Other Protection articles

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      Aegon distances itself from executive's 'view' on advisers

      Product provider Aegon has distanced itself from a view attributed to its head of marketing that advisers have been "disintermediated" and that its future lies in direct relationships with consumers.

      Professional Adviser | 19 Aug 2014 | 09:56
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      Family Building Society links with advice firms on later life planning

      Recently launched Family Building Society has linked with Chase de Vere and Key Retirement Solutions for later life planning referrals.

      Professional Adviser | 18 Aug 2014 | 10:38
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      Zurich recovers from bond business drop

      Insurer Zurich UK Life has recovered after taking a hit in its bond business last year, posting a 10% rise in operating profits in the first half of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Aug 2014 | 12:20
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      Over 45s ignoring 'the only people qualified' to help them fund care - research

      Only 13% of over 45s would consider seeking help from a financial adviser with their care funding, despite more than half stating they are confused by the subject, according to research.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Aug 2014 | 08:07
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      Aviva takes 40% hit to value of annuity business

      Aviva UK has reported a 21% drop in the value of new life business it wrote in the first half of the year, mainly due to a steep fall in annuity business.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Aug 2014 | 07:57
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      AIG buys Ageas Protect for £181m

      American International Group (AIG) has purchased Ageas UK's life and protection arm for £181m.

      Professional Adviser | 06 Aug 2014 | 11:21
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      Adviser noticeboard (4-8 Aug)

      Our weekly heads-up on events, jobs and other bits for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 04 Aug 2014 | 10:30
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      Protection Watch... with Kevin Carr (July 2014)

      Our protection detective gives his verdict on five key developments in protection in the last month...

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jul 2014 | 11:29
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      FCA for a day: What advisers would do if they had the power (part I)

      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...)

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 10:03
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      FCA for a day: What advisers would do if they had the power (part two)

      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 two of two)

      Professional Adviser | 23 Jul 2014 | 18:34
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      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
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      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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      FCA defends ‘inconsistent' FOS decision making

      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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      Adviser noticeboard (14-18 Jul)

      Our weekly heads-up on events, jobs and hires, plus some other bits and bobs for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 14 Jul 2014 | 09:58
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      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
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      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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      Adviser noticeboard (7-11 Jul)

      Your weekly heads-up on events, jobs, people moves and other bits for professional financial advisers...

      Professional Adviser | 07 Jul 2014 | 09:42

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