Retiring from regulation
Firms that fail to put processes in place to meet the requirements of MiFID II now will undoubtedly feel the strain - both financially and operationally - in the near future, warns Matt Riordan
8,000 firms receive paper invoices
Provider contribution idea welcomed
‘Time to seek advice’
To help reduce cost of advice
GDPR in force May 2018
'Vary in effectiveness'
Advisers urged to start planning
Ahead of MiFID II
Regulator 'shirking responsibility'
Proposals for widening out senior managers regime
Has faced criticism during his tenure
Advice found to be 'suitable' in 93.1% of cases
Minimum fees up 1%
'It's a concern'
Pension adviser levy stays same, investment up £4m
Process too complex
Will continue to fine firms
Class 4 NICs to be 11% by 2019
1,044 complaints against advisers in six months
FCA shies away from product levy
An ex employee of LV= has been charged with accepting a bribe from a claims management company in order to leak confidential information.
'Jury still out' on technology and advice