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"Whilst the industry is clear on the distinction between guidance and advice, our research shows that this has not filtered down to consumers."
Our recent research shows 16 per cent of consumers believe the guidance guarantee will provide retirement advice. This week we published our response to the FCA consultation calling for clarity about what the guidance guarantee covers. Read the official research and comment by our chief executive Karen Barrett here. To share your thoughts, comment on our LinkedIn discussion below.
Congratulations to this week's #AdviseroftheWeek, @martinbamford for his blog post: Should I delay my retirement?
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This week we have published a statement in response to the FCA's consultation on retirement reforms and the guidance guarantee. We want to know your thoughts. Share your views here.
Have you joined our circle, are we in yours? We would love to be able to share with you stories from your colleagues and providers.
Are the advantages of investing in an onshore bond being overlooked? Particularly for higher or additional rate income tax payers who are likely to become liable to basic rate on retirement? Watch a short Q&A video with Neil Jones, a member of our ican Technical Services team.
Through a comprehensive range of top funds, the ability to select how your clients take a tax-efficient income, and even flexibility on how they pay for your advice, Canada Life's new Select Account brings attractive choices back to your clients.
With access via 13 leading back-office systems, plus our renowned service, the account should be equally appealing to advisers too. Visit www.canselect.co.uk or call one of the Canada Life team on 01707 422927. Alternatively view our Tech-Cast online.
Three winners will receive 1 x £50 Amazon voucher each and will be chosen at random from all submitted surveys. You must provide a valid email address to be entered into the draw. Surveys must be completed by an unbiased.co.uk registered adviser. Entries must be completed before midnight 03/10/2014. All information that is sensitive to your business will be kept private and confidential. We will announce the winners' names in a newsletter in October.
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