FCA

24 August 2021

FCA’s guidance on vulnerable customers

The recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidance on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers (FG21/1) could not be more relevant as the impact of the pandemic continues to be felt across soc...

05 July 2021

New FCA Regulations for Funeral Plans Published

Today the FCA published PS21/8: Regulation of funeral plans - Feedback to CP21/4 and final rules | FCA. The FCA has set out the final rules for how they will regulate all funeral plans, including s...

10 October 2020

Suitability of [DB] Pension Transfer Advice

Since the introduction of pensions freedoms in April 2015, consumers have more options available to access their pensions. Furthermore, recent changes in the financial environment have pushed trans...

01 June 2020

Actuarial & Redress Calculations – Current Issues

Summer 2020 GMP Equalisation The guidance issued by HMRC on the tax treatment of GMP equalisation earlier this year has enabled many private sector occupational pension schemes to progress implem...

11 May 2018

Succeeding in financial promotions

The process of creating compliant financial promotion and marketing materials isn't straightforward. Firms have to balance their sales message (what they want to say) with strict regulatory require...

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