UK - Independent financial adviser portal service The Exchange has signed up to use UNIPASS, a digital certificate that replaces multiple user IDs and passwords.
The Exchange managing director David Child says UNIPASS is fast becoming the industry norm for providing secure internet access for financial advisers and believes it is important “we give our IFA customers the option to use these certificates if it suits their needs”.
HMRC has confirmed providers operating relief at source pension schemes can continue to collect automatic tax relief at a basic rate of 20% under new Scottish Income Tax rules.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is seeking "improved" powers to set a schedule of contributions in defined benefit (DB) schemes in the government's upcoming white paper, it has revealed.
New regulatory rules which require providers and advisers to produce annuity illustrations will not solve the problem of consumer detriment as they are "fundamentally" flawed, according to Retirement Advantage.
Paul Budgen is set to join financial technology and auto-enrolment (AE) firm Smart Pension as director of business development.