Ethics and economic growth »
Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct
Authority, offers a salutary warning that progress towards a better
culture and behaviour needs to be 'locked in' now while there is a
strong public focus and attention on this.
Budget 2014 »
A briefing on the 2014 Budget, covering key measures including
changes to financial choices at retirement, simplification of ISAs
and changes to income tax thresholds.
Are baby boomers really the generation that has it all? »
Baby boomers are often thought of as a gilded generation, rich
in property and reaping the benefits of a once-generous state.
However Tony Stenning at BlackRock points out that in fact this
group may not be as "asset-heavy" as is typically thought.
FCA financial incentives thematic review update »
The FCA has published research gauging the sector's approach to
financial incentives at all levels. This is further to guidance the
regulator consulted on and put out about a year ago.
CII Public Affairs Update »
The CII's Public Affairs Updates contain news from
Westminster and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This edition
covers updates on annuities, platforms and incentives.
New approaches to risk management in the twenty-first century - four big areas »
ACE European Group President Andrew Kendrick summarises the
implications of recent major research by ACE Group on the future of
risk management, and four big areas to watch this year.
Economic and business prospects for 2014 »
CII survey research reveals that 53% of members expect an
improvement in economic performance in the next 12 months.
The Journal Feb-Mar 2014 (full issue) »
Full issue of the Journal for February/March 2014.
CII guidance: Apprenticeships trailblazer »
A guide for employers explaining the government's new
apprenticeship trailblazers. These employer-led groups will be
responsible for creating new apprenticeship standards in insurance
and financial services. Employers of all sizes are encouraged to
get involved where possible. This guide explains how.
FCA thematic review on retirement income products »
In February, the FCA published the results of a year-long study
into annuities and other retirement income products. It identified
a number of issues and is now proceeding with a more detailed