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Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:25 45% pensions tax hit report branded "scaremongering" The taxman has rubbished a report stating that many retirees will be "clobbered" with a 45% tax next April if they use the new pension reforms to take out some of their funds.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 10:36 "Reckless" adviser appeals after FCA ban and £300k fine The Financial Conduct Authority has banned an adviser and fined him nearly £300,000 for "reckless" actions and lacking integrity.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:24 Barclays director joins advisory firm to run national IFA operation A financial advisory firm has brought in a director from Barclays Wealth and his former team to head up a new look national IFA operation.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:08 Paraplanning boss calls for minimum qualification Paraplanning must continue to move towards being a recognised career with a minimum level of qualification established, a CFP professional and Paraplanning firm co-owner says.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:17 IFP members encouraged to make Financial Planning Week a success A major campaign to make the public aware of the benefits of Financial Planning is just a month away.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:35 Asset managers overseeing £1 trillion to be quizzed Fund managers with more than £1 trillion assets under management will be quizzed on their stewardship activities on behalf of pension savers.
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