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Almost a fifth of all firms granted interim consumer credit permissions are IFAs, according to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) figures.
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Transact is to cut platform fees for client portfolios of between £180,000 and £300,000 in an attempt to attract new business.
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About two out of three financial advice clients receive ongoing services but only half understand what they are actually paying for, research from NMG has found.
Financial advice should be grouped by type of service and given price tags to break down the barriers consumers often face when shopping for it, Unbiased chief executive Karen Barrett has suggested.
The festive period is predictably slow for advised business, but research suggests the drop in income can be significant.
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Hourly rates charged by advisers have fallen by 14% over the last year, research by adviser search website Unbiased suggests, putting rates in line with those charged before the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
HSBC is to review historical pension transfer cases to see if it is earning trail income for ongoing advice it is not delivering.
Banking giant HSBC has been told to return the trail commission it took from a retiree for ongoing pensions advice it never delivered.
Old Mutual Wealth is removing the annual pension drawdown fee and scrapping the current minimum charge on its platform in order to simplify its charging structure.
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Vanguard is to cut charges on 25 UK and Irish-domiciled funds, including its LifeStrategy range, as it responds to recent price cuts from other providers in the tracker space.
A simplified advice proposition its founder says is exhaustive enough to eliminate the need for face-to-face communication will charge clients about 1%.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is reminding advisory businesses to beware "self-defeating transactions" when totting up the total charges clients are being asked to pay.
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Scottish Widows will continue to pay trail commission on workplace pension schemes until 2016.