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What the mortgage market can learn from RDR – John Cowan

It’s nearly four years since the implementation of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR),...

  • Nov 17, 2016
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Shed your role as ‘transaction fixers’ Sesame boss warns mortgage brokers

Mortgage advisers have been told to act now to shed their traditional role as ‘transacti...

  • Nov 02, 2016
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Adviser banned after lying to FCA six times over fake qualifications

A mortgage and investment adviser has been banned from trading for ‘lying repeatedly’ ...

  • Sep 01, 2016
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Public wants quality-of-advice benchmark, report suggests

Consumers are put off seeking regulated advice because they don't know how to judge its qu...

  • Dec 12, 2014
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Q: How do adviser golf days and beer festivals benefit consumers? Discuss

Aviva's decision to withdraw all corporate hospitality for its life distributors following...

  • Feb 19, 2014
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Banks will ‘re-enter advice market’ using simplified models – Standard Life

Banks will re-enter the advice space once the regulator has given a clear steer on simplif...

  • Jan 17, 2014
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Openwork posts £321k profit thanks to ‘more productive’ adviser base

Restricted advice network Openwork has reported its first ever profitable year thanks to a...

  • Oct 03, 2013
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The adviser-provider relationship: Good and bad practices

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined a number of good and bad practices in i...

  • Sep 18, 2013
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FCA finds adviser-provider conflict of interest breaches in half of firms sampled

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found breaches to Principle 8 regarding conflict...

  • Sep 18, 2013
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Just Retirement reports lifetime sales up 14% to £309m

Just Retirement’s total Lifetime mortgage advances rose 14% in the 12 months to £309m a...

  • Aug 07, 2013
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