The Week in Numbers – 13th May

The Week in Numbers 12m – Number of actions taken by MAS users in 2014/15 – far higher than the organisation’s 4.5 million target 1% – cashback offer for first-time buyers launched by Halifax this week 8 – Number of advice firms issued with Section 166 reports (also known as a skilled persons report) by […]

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Snap Shot Headlines 7th May

Snap Shot News Headlines “Advisers seek end to ‘galling’ FSCS levy hikes” The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has announced a shock increase to the levy required of Pensions Advisers. Originally expected to be £57m, it has now risen to £100m. The Life and Pensions advisers have attacked these increase charges amid concerns that firms could […]

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Snap Shot Headlines 16th April 2015

“Just Retirement Offers Simplified Advice Service” aiming to provide a service for individuals who need advice on their retirement planning but have smaller pension pots. They will provide a telephone based advisory service which will include offering clients personal recommendations such as whether to keep their funds invested, take a lump sum or generate an […]

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