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January 30, 2018
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Could FSCS Ruling Put Sipp Providers Out Of Business?

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s (FSCS) recent decision to pay victims of three Sipp providers could put other firms out of business, warns the Association of […]
January 30, 2018
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Have You Fallen Victim To A Pension Scam?

If you’ve spent a good few years of your working life saving into your pension, you may be feeling confident about your ability to retire. However, […]
January 29, 2018
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FSCS Sipp Due Diligence Ruling Could Inspire Fresh Mis-Selling Claims

Sipp providers could face a wave of fresh claims, after the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) identified three firms guilty of inadequate due diligence. The new […]
January 22, 2018
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Ed Balls Warns Chancellor Of Mis-Selling Risks

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Video courtesy of New Model Advisor. “Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has warned Philip Hammond the popularity of defined benefit (DB) […]
January 12, 2018

FCA Cancels IFA’s Permissions For Refusing To Pay Compensation

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has cancelled an IFA’s permissions after it refused to pay compensation to a victim of mis-sold investments.    The Financial Ombudsman […]
January 12, 2018
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FSCS Admits Mishandling Thousands Of Arch Cru Claims

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has admitted making errors when handling around 2,000 claims regarding failed fund Arch Cru. By June 2016, the FSCS had […]
January 12, 2018
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Hundreds Of Savers Lose Retirement Savings After Child Care Business Collapses

Hundreds of pensioners have lost their life savings after investing in a children’s care home business that promised high returns before going bust. Approximately 230 people […]
December 20, 2017
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Four Found Guilty Of Pressuring Vulnerable People Into Joining ‘Worthless’ Investment Scheme

Four individuals have been found guilty of pressuring vulnerable people into joining an investment scheme worth £1.4 million. The exploitive scheme saw 300 investors buy shares […]
December 20, 2017
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FCA Investigates Activities Of Unauthorised Pension Introducer Firms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating the activities of several unauthorised pension introducer firms. The investigation comes following reports that unregulated introducers have been involved […]