Author Archives: rebecca

Innovation or indecision. We decide.

Reading the FCA’s Project Innovate feedback statement over a cup of tea this morning triggered some lively debate at lang cat port authority about life, the universe and how financial services has changed (or not, depending on your point of […]

A mini-series on charges

Mark Polson has been talking to Emma Wall at Morningstar on fund fees and the pension charge cap. As part of Morningstar’s ongoing ‘ask the expert’ video series. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. What are fund fees? What […]

Disclosure despair: breaking the cycle

Today (13 May 2014) The FCA published the outcome of a thematic review into how fund charges are presented to customers. I encourage you to read it here. It’s only 13 pages long, including the covers and all that, and […]

A new dawn rises – but not on exit charges

Nick Paler’s interview with Hargreavesâ?? Ian Gorham in Professional Adviser last week caught my eye. Headlined ‘We will not scrap exit fees until FCA tightens transfer rules‘, in it Gorham explains the thinking behind Hargreaves campaign for the FCA to […]