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You Took Bad Financial Advice Years Ago – Can You Still Claim?

The mis-selling of pensions began in the late 1980s and continues to this day. According to recent studies and reports there are more than seven million people affected in the UK by this scandal with many not actually realising until it’s too late. The good news is that with the help and support of our [...]

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Mis-Selling and Bad Investment Advice Amounts to £880 Million for UK Banks

According to the New City Agenda think tank, bad investment advice and mis-selling has cost UK bank around £880 million pounds over the last 12 years. The research also showed that UK banks have had to pay out over fifty billion pounds worth of compensation to cover some massive scandals. You can see a list [...]

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How to Safeguard Yourself Against Receiving Bad Investment Advice

Due to our daily work in helping people who believe that they are eligible to claim compensation for a mis-sold pension or pension transfer, we get to hear a lot of horror stories. Talking to our clients on a daily basis only further enforces the value of paying for expert pension advice when looking to [...]

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Baroness Altmann Pleads With Pension Companies to Start Treating Customers Better

In a recent interview with The Telegraph, Baroness Altmann stated that she believed pension providers should “write off” fees, penalties, and charges that are being charged to savers who withdraw their funds. The pension’s minister went on to say that these penalties that are levied as “exit charges” should be cancelled as they are in [...]

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From April 6th You Might See Your Wages Cut Due to Pension Reforms

The new pension rulings that come into effect today mean that around six million people in the UK could lose out as much as £37 each month from their pay packet. This is due to national insurance costs increasing by 1.4%, which has been implemented in order to save the Treasury five and a half [...]

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Former Premier League Footballers Get Caught Up in Mis-Sold Property Investments

The mis-selling of investments isn’t something that can just happen to the ordinary man in the street. Recent news coverage has highlighted some high profile cases where celebrities have been the victims of investment mis-selling. Late last year The International Business Times reported on how several former Premier League stars, including Martin Keown and Rio [...]

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Two Thirds of Pensioners Could be in for a Nasty Surprise With Their Pension this Year

Last year George Osborne announced major reforms to the pensions system. As a result, this week the FCA, or Financial Conduct Authority, have said they will be conducting a major review of the plans as fear of pension mis-selling rise. The FCA has announced that it will take a close look at the changes that [...]

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The FCA Warn That UK Savers are at an Increased Risk of Making Bad Investment Choices

The City regulator today said that UK consumers and savers are at risk of investing inappropriately in schemes they do not fully understand in the quest to get an improved returns on their savings. With interest rates at a record low for a while now, and savings accounts typically only giving interest rates of around [...]

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The Story of How Aviva Had to Pay Compensation for a Mis-Sold Pension

We hear some real horror stories at Expert Pension Claims from our clients relating to mis-sold pensions and financial products, but there is one case which really stands out as being absolutely incredible. The story was originally reported in The Telegraph newspaper back in 2015 but it’s only really now that it resonates, given the [...]

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UK Couple Win £190,000 in Compensation After Mis-Sold Investment

An un-named couple from the UK have been reimbursed £190,000 after their financial advisers recommended that they invest in risky assets such as “death bonds”. The couple have asked to remain anonymous, but have agreed that the details of their case can now be made public. The husband and wife received £190,000 in compensation relating [...]

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