The government will immediately give NHS trusts £350 million to allow them to plan for the winter, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in the Autumn Budget.
In total, Hammond pledged an additional £2.8bn of funding for the NHS over the next three years, including the £350m set out for this winter. This will include £1.6 billion in 2018-19 to the NHS, with the balance to be paid in 19-20. This will take the extra resource into the NHS next year to £3.75 billion in total meaning the NHS will receive a £7.5bn increase to its resource budget this year and next year, Hammond said in his Budget speech. The announcement comes weeks after NHS...
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.