The wisdom of crowds? »
We asked a number of individuals and bodies covering a spectrum
of opinion within and outside financial services, to set out their
hopes and fears for the forthcoming General Election.
Farnish Review of the Money Advice Service (MAS) »
On 20 March, HM Treasury published the independent review by
Christine Farnish into the Money Advice Service (MAS). The report
made recommendations across the MAS's two arms: coordinating debt
advice; and money advice/education.
CII Public Affairs Update Issue 2 2015 »
The CII's Public Affairs updates contain news from Westminster
and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This issue covers the
Senior Insurance Managers Regime, the FCA's Business Plan,
proposals on GI-add ons, MIFID and Solvency II latest.
the attached article »
Changes to Corporate Chartered status explained »
As the Chartered Insurance Institute confirms changes to its
Corporate Chartered titles , for both financial services and
general insurance, Ant Gould talks to Steve Jenkins, the
CII's director, financial services and insurance markets,
about the reasons for the changes, the review process and what the
key changes are.
CII briefing: FCA business plan 2015 »
The CII's summary of this year's FCA business plan and risk
Homemade pensions: what do the pension freedoms mean for property equity? »
Nick Hurman looks at what the retirement freedoms will mean the
way retirees deal with their housing finances. How are retirees
considering their housing equity as part of their retirement pot?
And will housing equity and debt form an integral part of the stock
of capital they seek to decumulate?
CII briefing: Budget 2015 »
A briefing for members on the last Budget before the 2015
A brave new retirement: funding life after work and helping to make difficult choices »
Huw Evans, the new ABI Director General, reflects in this
Thinkpiece the profession's concerns about preparedness for the
pension reforms and Pension Wise. He underscores the importance of
working together to do our best for the 6 April launch and focus on
the challenges of longer-term success.
Apprenticeships are a valuable way of developing new and
existing talent. Our guide to getting started shows that it isn't
as difficult as you might think.
The Government's retirement freedoms, Pension Wise, and views on preparedness »
An updated briefing reflecting the Treasury's announcement on
the public-facing identity of what is called "Pension Wise". This
note covers the Government's update on Pension Wise delivery,
including Treasury and FCA actions in the last few months.