The mis-selling of investments is nothing new – and increasing numbers of companies are coming under fire for the way in which they sold their financial products to clients.
In June 2020, the High Court ruled in favour of the FCA’s civil action against Avacade Limited and Alexandra Associates.
Transferring pension products can cause problems for consumers, especially if the new pension wasn’t adequately explained at the time, or the risks weren’t outlined in full.
The pensions mis-selling scandal has resulted in several advisory firms going into liquidation. Here are the latest companies to have collapsed as a result of their past operations.
The SIPPs mis-selling scandal has been going on for years now, with increasing numbers of customers making claims against the firms they invested with.
At present, well over a hundred companies are being investigated by the FCA for ‘phoenixing’. But what exactly is phoenixing, and why is it so problematic?
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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widescale chaos across the UK. In addition to the health concerns, many are also worried about the economy, and how long it will take to recover in the aftermath of the lockdown.
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