Bookmark Us

Popular News

  • 'Banks and scandals created false impression of Financial Planners'

    Banks have been blamed by Financial Planners for tarnishing their profession and giving the general…


  • Full interview: George Kinder speaks to Financial Planner

    Life Planning has become a popular style of Financial Planning among UK planners over the…


  • Finance sector job vacancies on the increase

    Vacancy levels in the financial services sector have risen by around 7%, according to year-on-year…


  • 'Mr Sipp' fears ruling spells end for Sipp market as first conceived

    A pensions expert that some call 'Mr Sipp' believes some Sipp operators may be "thinking…


  • Lloyds hit with fines totalling £218m for 'serious misconduct'

    Lloyds Banking Group has today been hit with fines totalling £218m for serious misconduct relating…


  • Financial Planners embrace platform power

    Platforms have gone from being optional to 'pivotal' for the profession, planners have told Financial…


  • Guidance service a 'golden chance' for Financial Planners

    The new guidance service to be set up by the Government for retirees could be…


IFP Member News

  • What's the meaning of life? IFP president gets philosophical What's the meaning of life? IFP president gets philosophical

    Today is my birthday and as I write this article maybe it's the heat in…


  • Remember, Remember, Financial Planning Week in November Remember, Remember, Financial Planning Week in November

    Make a note in your diary that the IFP's 2014 Financial Planning Week consumer awareness…


  • What does the future hold for you? Branch out and decide for yourself

    What do you want to see on the programme at your IFP branch next year?…


  • 'Challenging' IFP event was Wheeler fortune

    I attended the CFPCM professionals' conference on 12th June 2014 at Chesford Grange - a very…


  • A rebalancing act over breakfast - early risers at Surrey branch get portfolio tips

    Surrey branch members welcomed Craig Burgess of EBI Portfolios to their June breakfast meeting, reports…


Headline News
image image image image image
Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:34 'Regulator needs powers to take down pension scam websites' The Pensions Regulator should be given the power to remove websites that are suspected of pension liberation, a pensions firm says.
Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:02 'We don't like cricket, oh no, we love it', says pension firm The cricket season is in full swing and a pensions company has positioned itself at the heart of England's favourite summer sport.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:04 Whistleblowers shouldn't get money for speaking out, says FCA An idea to encourage more whistleblowers in the financial sector by offering financial rewards has been thrown out by regulators.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:38 New rules to tackle bank failures and hold bosses to account Today marks a "fundamental change" in regulators' ability to hold bank bosses to account, according to the FCA's chief executive, as plans to stamp down on poor practice were set out.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:21 Guidance service a 'golden chance' for Financial Planners The new guidance service to be set up by the Government for retirees could be a "golden opportunity" for Financial Planners to "demonstrate their value".
* * * * *
Latest News
A pensions expert has warned the Budget reforms could amount to "nothing more than a misselling charter".
The Treasury's announcement on tougher rules for transferring defined benefit pension schemes into QROPS has been hailed as "a landmark moment for consumers and the industry".
As much as £530 million is set to be 'wasted' in inheritance tax this year by individuals not placing life protection policies under trust, research has suggested.
The Financial Conduct Authority has laid out the proposed rules and standards for the guidance service for retirees, arising from the Budget reforms.
A Financial Planning firm has suggested the Money Advice Service and the Pensions Advisory Service may prove inadequate for retirees after the bodies were named today as key providers for the Government's pledge of free, impartial guidance.
A levy on regulated financial services firms will pay for the Government's pledge of free, impartial retirement guidance, the Treasury confirmed this morning.
Page 3 of 231

Live Market Data

  • ^FTSE
    6755.81
    -17.63 (-0.26%)
  • ^GSPC
    1970.07
    +0.12 (+0.01%)

News from Twitter

Subscriber Login

Financial Planner Poll

Will online advice 'robots' powered by Artificial Intelligence one day replace planners?

Yes - 56.3%
No - 43.8%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 30 Jul 2014 - 00:00