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11 July, 2017

Public trust with investment providers is on trial and Best Buy lists are under scrutiny. But there's positive news too this week in the form of smoke-free pensions...

Public trust with investment providers is on trial. This week the Treasury Select Committee has asked some tough questions of broker Hargreaves Lansdown as the most high profile group which carried the now suspended Woodford Equity Income fund on its top fund pick list about 6 months after most other groups had dropped it. Hargreaves will reply next week.

The concept of Best Buy lists for investment funds is under scrutiny. We’re pulling together some research to feed back to the industry as part of a bigger report on what advice and help people want and need. I’d love to hear what our 8,000+ readers have to say.