Garry Heath’s Libertatem becomes latest Fecif member
UK trade association Libertatem has joined the European Federation of Financial Intermediaries and Financial Advisers (Fecif).
Tax & Regulation | 27 Jan 16
Talk of UK commissions return draws ire
A return to commission payments would be a huge step backwards and contrary to the retail distribution review, said industry leaders after the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) interim chief executive failed to rule out a return to commission payments.
United Kingdom | 1 Dec 15
Financial firms outsource advice to unregulated third parties
Some UK financial adviser firms are delegating the entire regulated activity of providing advice to unregulated third parties, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
IFA lobbyist calls for new industry regulator
Garry Heath, the head of IFA industry body Libertatem, has called for the formation of a new regulator to be considered as part of the government’s Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR).
Garry Heath launches new UK trade body for IFAs
A new trade association representing UK financial advisers has been launched to give the industry a louder voice in discussions with government and regulators.