Half of advisers refuse to implement pension transfers out of defined benefit (DB) schemes amid worries the regulator would hold them to account further down the line, according to research.
A survey commissioned by the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) found just a quarter of advisers are willing to undertake pension transfer requests from DB scheme members. But more...
And other investors
Consultation closes on 30 October
Sent to retirement savers at age 50
Expanding the 'regulatory perimeter'
Defined contribution (DC) drawdown providers will have to offer non-advised consumers investment pathways from August 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
The Christmas general election of 2019 will soon be upon us and so, here, Jonathan Simmons explores the parties' inheritance tax plans...
TVI lowest in more than a year
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently investigating funds worth more than £15bn that have holdings in the collapsed Woodford Equity Income fund (WEIF) as it seeks to prevent a liquidity crisis.