Saturday Papers: Private equity investors circle collapsed Carillion
And Royal Dutch Shell is planning to crash London’s transport market with a new venture.
Labour demands answers over Carillion pension scheme
Labour asks why £163 million in dividends were paid out when Carillion’s pension scheme is now headed for the PPF.
Advisers pick robo-advice as biggest threat of next decade
Robo-advice will be the biggest threat to IFA businesses in the next 10 yearsaccording to polling at the New Model Adviser® Conference and Awards, but training the next generation of young advisers was chosen as firms’ top business priority for 2018.
Eight lessons from the FSCS plan for 2018
As the Financial Services Compensation Scheme publishes its annual plan and budget for 2018/19, we round up ten key conclusions from documents the lifeboat issued today.
Dignity and Carpetright crash in consumer crunch
Triple whammy of bad news from retail stocks sees shares in Dignity, Carpetright and Bonmarché crash.
Investment providers to pay up as FSCS declares Sipps in default
Firms that manage investments will see their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy rise next year after the lifeboat fund declared three Sipp providers in default.
FSCS announces £87m pension advice levy as Sipp ‘mis-selling’ continues
The FSCS expects the levy on life and pensions advisers will be £87m for 2018/19 as Sipp claims continue to rise, with investment advisers expected to pay £46 million.
FSCS to pay out £6m over collapsed DFM Strand Capital
Lifeboat fund the FSCS said it is expecting to pay out £6m over collapsed investment firm Strand Capital, but said that there was 'uncertainty' about the final amount it will pay out.
Friday Papers: Chemring faces inquiry into bribery claims
And GKN has gone on the offensive in its battle to spurn a hostile takeover from Melrose.
Overnight Markets: Losses in industrial stocks weigh on Wall Street
Energy equities contributed to the modest decline, while technology companies accounted for the biggest gains.
Watch: Ed Balls' DB transfer warning to chancellor
The former shadow chancellor has issued a warning to the current chancellor about potential DB transfer ‘mis-selling’ in pension freedoms.
We quiz Standard Life chief on 1825 and Elevate
In this final instalment of our exclusive interview, Standard Life chief executive Barry O'Dwyer answers Citywire's questions about the company's restricted advice arm 1825, and brands the Elevate platform deal a 'fantastic success'.
Adviser Profile: Stefan Fura of Furnley House
Stefan Fura has guided Furnley House into a strong position, doubling income in the past two years. Now the keen football coach wants to mentor the next generation by promoting advice and pitching the value of financial education