UK - The Society of Financial Advisers' Find an Adviser internet service received more than 16,000 hits in the first quarter.
The service can be used by people seeking IFAs which hold an advanced financial planning certificate.
SoFA managing director Brian Lawless explained: “Our directory is the only service that provides access to advisers who have, at a minimum, AFPC and specific sector specialisms such as pensions or taxation planning.”
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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