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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:23 Adviser purchases of investment trusts hit record high Purchases of investment trusts by advisers and wealth managers on platforms have reached a record high of £120.9m, the Association of Investment Companies has reported.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:18 Nearly half of ISA complaints upheld by ombudsman Nearly half of complaints about ISAs dealt with by the Financial Ombudsman Service have been upheld since 2013.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:43 £175m missing assets from wills left unclaimed every year About £175 million in missing assets left by loved ones in wills may be unclaimed every year, according to new research.
Monday, 20 October 2014 12:14 70% rise in tax scam emails as 75,000 fakes are reported Nearly 75,000 fake emails were reported to the taxman over the last six months - a 70% per cent increase.
Monday, 20 October 2014 11:47 Stark warning from study: Many will never be able to retire Many people will never be able to retire, with millions of pension pots set to become empty after just five years, researchers behind a year long investigation have warned.
Monday, 20 October 2014 10:41 Search starts for new Pensions Ombudsman and deputy The search has begun to find new a new Pensions Ombudsman and a Deputy Pensions Ombudsman.
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