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SJP would escape FCA's exit fee ban, says pensions firm

Online pension provider PensionBee has called for FCA to ban deferred advice fees charged by SJP as part of a wider ban on exit fees

Top advice firm boss Skerritt loses dividend court fight

Skerritt Consultants managing director Richard Skerritt has lost a court battle with a former self-employed adviser at the firm who claimed he was owed a share of over £8 million worth of dividend payments

Rathbones' Smith: seven charts to kill bear fears

Rathbones' head of asset allocation research, Ed Smith, explains why a recession is not yet around the corner

Advisers set to pay £175m FSCS levy in 2019

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has announced an indicative levy of £240 million on the life and pensions inter-mediation class for 2019/20

Keydata boss given 1 February deadline to pay £76m fine

The Financial Conduct Authority has given Keydata founder Stewart Ford until 1 February to pay a £76 million fine

New DWP minister Rudd ‘confident’ Brexit deal will pass parliament

Theresa May's Brexit deal will get through parliament on 10 December, according to the new work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd.

Budget 2018: FCA to consult on crypto derivatives ban

The government's Cryptoassets Taskforce has announced plans to consult on a potential prohibition of the sale to retail consumers of derivatives referencing certain types of cryptoassets.

FCA to hike FOS compensation limit to £350k

The award limit for complaints submitted to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will increase from £150,000 to £350,000, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced.

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.

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.