Peter Le Beau gives Fiona Murphy the definitive interview about his retirement plans, a career spanning five decades in the protection industry and his views on the evolution of financial services.
Peter Le Beau is a man who really needs no introduction.- he has been the champion of the protection market over the past five decades and is retiring at the end of the year. His career has been varied with shifts at Commercial Union and Swiss Re before moving onto self-employment through Le Beau Visage, Income Protection Task Force (IPTF), The-Net-Work and Protection Review, as well as serving as non-executive director for companies including FINEOS, Red Arc, Health Claims Bureau and The Exeter....
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will maintain its current funding model for the next financial year despite recognising it is unsustainable in its current form.
The FCA has confirmed that, while businesses will have to identify certified staff from day one under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), they will have a year to complete fitness and propriety assessments.
Scott Cadger runs through the four most common reasons people give for not taking out critical illness cover - and some suggestions on how advisers can offer reassurance on each in conversations with clients
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has sought to provide clarity regarding any potential confusion over the products advisers should recommend to clients to cover a decreasing loan or mortgage.