Must read – Pension Alerts

The FCA has issued two unambiguously titled pension alerts that are essential reading for advisers that provide advice on pension transfers.

We will not summarise the documents here as they are concise, self-explanatory and very relevant. Follow the links below to read the alerts. 

Advising on pension transfers – our expectations’ is aimed directly at advisory firms.

Pension scheme operators are at risk from smarter scams’ will also be of interest to advisers.


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Our View

These alerts are essential reading for every firm and adviser involved with Pension Transfer advice.

Action Required By You

  • Read the alerts;
  • Ensure your firm follows the FCA’s expectations;
  • Review systems and controls to ensure the firm’s transfer advice processes incorporate the requirements outlined in these alerts;
  • If in doubt contact your ATEB consultant.

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