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FCA spends further £5 million on senior managers regime
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has drawn down a further £5.2 million for its work on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) until March 2019.By Elliot Smith - 15 October 2018, 08:43
BlackRock wins race for £30bn Scottish Widows mandate
Scottish Widows has awarded the contract to manage £30 billion in passive index strategies to BlackRock
Gov't rejects MPs call to reform pensions tax relief system
The Government has rejected calls from the Treasury Select Committee's (TSC) household finances report to scrap the Lifetime ISA (LISA).
Ex-SJP chair and L&G CFO join new look OMGI
Former St James's Place (SJP) chair Sarah Bates has joined Merian Global Investors, formerly Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) as independent non-executive chair.
FSCS chief Neale to step down
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) chief executive Mark Neale will step down in May 2019, after nine years at the helm.
FCA faces call from CII and CISI to improve advice directory
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is facing pressure from 200,000 members of the Chartered Body Alliance (CBA) to enhance its proposed new financial services directory.
Bitcoin 'millionaire' ad banned after Barclays complaint
A cryptocurrency firm has been banned from running 'misleading' advertising campaigns by the Advertising Standards Authority after a complaint from Barclays.
FOS tells Chase de Vere to cut pension advice charge
National advice firm Chase de Vere was told to cut down a £15,000 advice charge because it couldn't provide evidence of where its hourly charges were spent.
Second British Steel IFA ends DB transfer suspension
A second firm to have suspended its defined benefit transfer permissions following concerns over advice to British Steel Pension Scheme members has been given the all clear by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Google is 'as good as an IFA': people tell FCA why they don't take advice
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released its latest consumer research informing the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR). We have picked out some of the most significant consumer quotes.