May 11, 2018

Martin Lewis Sues Facebook Over Fake Adverts Used To Scam Vulnerable People

Last month, Martin Lewis issued High Court proceedings against Facebook after his name and photo was used to scam vulnerable people out of thousands of pounds. […]
May 3, 2018

FSCS Payout Limit Set To Rise To £85k Next Year

The maximum payout Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) payout for claims related to investment advice will increase to £85,000 in April 2019. With the current limit […]
April 27, 2018

5 Signs You’ve Got A Bad Advisor

Mis-sold pensions and investment scams are on the rise, with an increasing number of con-artists and bad advisors encouraging savers to move their retirement funds into […]
April 19, 2018

IFAs Growing Increasingly Cautious of SIPP Firms

Financial advisors are becoming increasingly cautious when dealing with the self-invested personal pension (SIPP) market, following the collapse of a number of firms guilty of mis-selling […]
April 18, 2018

Clients Of Collapsed Firm Face Payout Delay Following Administrator Complications

Clients of collapsed stockbroker Beaufort Securities may experience a delay in the return of their assets, due to complications faced by administrators. Special administrators say that […]
April 13, 2018

SIPP Firm Facing 40 FOS Claims Enters Administration

The Lifetime Sipp Company, which has recently faced 40 claims at the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has fallen into administration. The provider, which has around 4,000 […]
April 13, 2018

Bad Advisors Told To Compensate Investors Following Ombudsman Investigation

The Financial Ombudsman Service has told two advice firms to compensate investors after they were mis-sold inappropriate investments. In one case, Portafina LLP was found to […]
April 11, 2018
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FCA Issues New Warning To Rogue Pension Firms

The Financial Conduct Authority  (FCA) has issued a fresh warning to advisors responsible for giving bad pension transfer advice. Earlier this month the FCA published its […]
April 11, 2018

FCA To Crack Down On IFAs Selling ‘High-Risk Investments’

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a crackdown on IFAs who advise clients to take out ‘high-risk investments’. With more and more pensioners and those […]