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Financial firms will have new duty to act in consumers' best interests under sweeping plans

The financial watchdog has proposed sweeping changes that would mean financial service providers give consumers better protection while preventing them from harm before it even happens.

7 December 2021

Most employees feel they are financially better off now than at the start of the pandemic, finds new MSE poll

More than two in three employees in full-time or part-time work say they're financially better off now than at the start of the coronavirus pandemic – but only one in three of those who are self-employed feel the same, a new poll has found.

28 July 2021

Government to examine access to financial advice

A major review to improve consumers' access to financial advice has been announced by the Government

3 August 2015

FCA launches consultation on improving complaints procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced a series of proposals to improve financial services complaints handling

12 December 2014

Financial advice firms warned they face fines or bans

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

8 April 2014

Financial advice shake-up: what will you pay?

A landmark shake-up takes effect today which will lead to most having to pay an upfront fee for investment advice

31 December 2012

Beware financial adviser 'Ferrari' salesmen: Guest comment

A shake-up in financial advice begins next week aimed at protecting consumers but some advisers question if it'll work

27 December 2012