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Financial advice firms warned they face fines or bans

8 April 2014

The FCA has found three quarters of financial advice firms are failing to keep clients properly informed about charges

Banks not giving adequate investment advice, says FSA

13 February 2013

One in four investors are not receiving good enough advice from their bank, a mystery shopping review by the FSA shows

Barclays scraps staff sales commission, but will it stop mis-selling?

15 October 2012

The bank is to abolish sales incentives for frontline branch and telephone staff

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14 September 2012

Do you really need to pay for financial advice?

Danny Cox, from financial advisers Hargreaves Lansdown, asks whether DIY investing is the future

10 September 2012

IFA-finding website launches

Consumers could get helping finding a reliable independent financial adviser if a new ratings website takes off

1 June 2012

Tougher rules for investment and pension firms

The FSA is considering strengthening rules to ensure customers are not given "misleading" info

5 April 2012

FSA: how paying for advice will never be the same

The way you pay for financial advice is set to dramatically change. Linda Woodall, from the FSA, explains...

24 February 2012

Junior Isas: should parents choose cash or shares?

Parents can choose cash or gamble on the markets with an equity Isa. John Chapman, TQ Invest MD, explains the options

20 February 2012

Santander fined £1.5m over investment cover uncertainty

The bank has been fined £1.5 million by the FSA for failing to clearly state how some of its investments were protected

19 December 2011

Chancellor confirms bank plans to ring-fence retail and investment arms

Banks are to be required to split their retail operations from risk-taking arms to prevent a repeat of the 2008 crash

16 November 2011

Banks 'give poor investment advice'

Many high street banks and building societies are offering poor investment advice, says consumer group Which?

20 October 2011

Government continues simple financial products crusade

The Treasury today announced the creation of a steering group tasked with devising a suite of less complicated deals

12 August 2011

Guest Comment: Don't sweat over stock market falls

With markets in freefall, Adrian Lowcock, from Bestinvest, says investors and pension savers shouldn't panic

6 May 2011

Guest Comment: Should you open a cash or investment Isa?

A month into the tax year, savers must make an Isa choice. Dennis Hall, from Yellowtail Financial Planning, explains

30 March 2011

Isa deadline looms: don't delay!

The countdown to the end of the Isa season is on with just hours left in some cases to get your hands on the top deals

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