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LEBC welcomes advice to consumers to avoid pension theft

The Dashboard is a Treasury initiative designed to give everyone a complete summary of all their pensions on a digital platform. It has received widespread backing from the pensions industry,

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Investment world needs to lose the jargon

A Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) market study into the asset management industry, published in November, found that in some cases too much jargon was used which customers could not understand. 

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Savings rates better from challengers

We should not dismiss challenger and foreign banks if we want to get the best returns on our savings, according to MoneySuperMarket. The market leading one year fixed rate product

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FCA proposes stricter rules for CFD products

Contracts for differences, such as spread bets and rolling spot foreign exchange products, are complex financial instruments offered by investment firms, often through online platforms. Following an increase in the

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Annuities: You could save by shopping around

The FCA found that 60% of customers were not switching providers when they bought an annuity and up to 80% of these customers could have got a better deal on

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Share trading opportunity with Tottenham Hotspur

Fully regulated by the FCA, Asset Match’s trading platform is dedicated to the buying and selling of shares in private companies through regular auctions. Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has announced

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FCA finds weak price competition in asset management

The FCA launched the asset management market study in November 2015 to assess whether competition is working effectively.  It looked at whether institutional and retail investors get good value for

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RBS: taxpayer will carry the can

Reports based on documents leaked to BBC Newsnight and BuzzFeed News this week suggest that Royal Bank of Scotland deliberately damaged and destroyed businesses in order to boost its own

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Investors set to lose out under pension cap

The FCA is proposing a complete ban on early exit penalties for new pension contracts, however it will allow penalties of up to 1% on existing pension arrangements. Around 200,000

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FCA to investigate Targeted Absolute Return funds

Marketed as providing positive returns without the volatility of equities, Targeted Absolute Return funds were the most popular investment association sector in 8 months out of 12, to June 2016,