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FCA issues final guidance on what constitutes retail investment advice

The UK's City watchdog has issued new finalised guidance on what it considers to constitute the provision of regulated retail investment advice and personal recommendations. 22 Jan 2015

UK pensions industry: "no case" for single European solvency rules

EU regulators are pressing ahead with unnecessary new solvency rules for pensions while neglecting more important issues, including better scheme governance and encouraging long-term investment, according to the UK's National Association for Pension Funds... 16 Jan 2015

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Annuities need innovation, but UK government should "tread carefully" before opening up pension freedoms to market, says expert

Plans to extend new pension market freedoms to existing annuity holders, potentially allowing them to sell the policies for a cash sum, would require careful consideration to ensure risks to consumers and buyers were minimised, an expert has said. 06 Jan 2015

Creation of central 'Pensions Dashboard' would make it easier for customers to shop around, says FCA

The case for the creation of a central 'Pensions Dashboard', which would allow consumers to see their total state, occupational and personal pension savings in one place, is "getting stronger", according to a report on retirement income in the UK. 12 Dec 2014

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