PIMFA, the trade association for the wealth management and financial advice industry, has welcomed the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) announcement that it intends to make the ban on marketing of so-called mini bonds, introduced in January, permanent.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has set out plans to tackle unsuitable advice given to those considering transferring out of a defined benefit pension scheme.
Businesswoman, campaigner and philanthropist Gina Miller is aunching a new initiative, www.messagesoflove.co.uk, to provide the British public with a simple, safe and secure way of leaving private messages for loved ones during uncertain times due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
One of the largest auto-enrolment pension providers in the UK has warned that millions of people saving for retirement through auto-enrolment will continue to pay a disproportionate share of the rising costs of pensions regulation unless the General Levy is reformed.
PIMFA, the trade association for the investment services and financial advice industry, has published a paper on the future of supervision entitled 'FCA Supervision – fit for purpose?'
Treasury Select Committee to scrutinise Andrew Bailey’s suitability for the role of Governor of the Bank of England
Gina Miller of True and Fair has responded to the decision of the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee to question Andrew Bailey on 4 March 2020 about his suitability for the role of Governor of the Bank of England.
New FCA regime’s failure to include appointed representatives is an oversight, saysSturgeon Ventures
The Senior Managers & Certification Regime that comes into effect today (9 December) is a positive step for the financial services industry – but its failure to include Appointed Representative Firms (ARFs) and their individuals is an oversight, according to Sturgeon Ventures, a regulatory incubator.
Just under two months out from the 2018/19 tax return submission deadline, KPMG is warning offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting, before HMRC does.
Brexit need not detrimentally affect the tax, legal and regulatory regimes in the UK, according to law firm Rosling King (RK).
Uncertainty is par for the course in the period running up to an election, but, says Allan Lane (pictured), co-founder of ETF data provider Algo-Chain, “whatever the outcome, in investment terms, the asset classes that will be most affected in the forthcoming general election will be UK equities and fixed income, particularly inflation-linked and corporate bonds, as well as UK-focused property funds.”