Cadence Wealth & The Claims Bureau

A New Partnership   As it stands today, The Claims Bureau employs over 30 people across two sites and has partners and clients based throughout the world. We have successfully helped our clients recover in excess of £16 million to date, with another £100 million worth of claims currently in progress. This is in addition to […]

October 3rd, 2017

Consumer credit complaints up by 89%

FOS data shows complaints are up by 89% The FOS’s data shows that consumer credit complaints increased by 89% in the first quarter of the year. The published data also shows that these complaints accounted for 17.5% of complaints in 2016/2017 compared to 9% in 2015/2016. However, this data does not include PPI. The FOS has stated that […]

September 11th, 2017

FSCS challenged over Harlequin investment payouts

FSCS challenged over Harlequin investment payouts A group of investors who lost money in unregulated investments sold by advisers is challenging the Financial Services Compensation Scheme over their payouts. Harlequin’s unregulated investment schemes were sold to investors by British financial advisers. And these investors funded the Harlequin schemes with £91m, mostly through their self-invested personal pensions […]

September 7th, 2017

Financial adviser sentenced to five years in prison for fraud

Financial adviser who claimed a “mental-health breakdown” has been convicted The money that one financial adviser stole from ‘modest retirement accounts’ belonging to his ‘middle-class clients’. According to Federal Prosecutors, Aaron J. Johnson had stolen the funds through skimming accounts and charging excessive fees. Jonhson is also reported to have charged more than $3,200 in […]

September 6th, 2017

Excellent news for Harlequin Investors

FSCS review gives more Harlequin investors hope of compensation According to an International Investment article, more people are now likely to have a claim in relation to Harlequin investments. This statement follows a review by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation Scheme). The FSCS said in a statement: The scheme is already paying claims against firms for […]

September 6th, 2017

Fake Harlequin Letters Scam

Fake Jupiter Asset Management Letters It has been brought to our attention today by one of our clients, that a company by the name of Jupiter Asset Management are purporting to be able to assist investors in recovering the money they invested in Harlequin. They are asking for an upfront payment in the region of […]

September 6th, 2017

Claims brought against financial advisers and Ingenious Group

One hundred and twenty-two claims One hundred and twenty-two people are bringing legal proceedings against their advisors and Ingenious Media. Their claims are over investments they made, and lost, in film tax schemes. The investors are bringing their claims against professional agents, and financial advisers, who sold, recommended or marketed these investments. As well as some of the […]

September 1st, 2017

The FSCS visit The Claims Bureau

Our visitors from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme As part of our continuous improvement, we at The Claims Bureau regularly converse with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) to streamline our processes and ensure faster resolution of claims. Earlier this year we meet them at their Head Office in London to discuss calculation methods. As […]

August 31st, 2017

47 complaints against The On-Line Partnership being investigated

FOS investigating Sipp claims against The On-Line Partnership The FOS (Financial Ombudsman Service) is currently investigating a total of 47 complaints against the firm, The On-Line Partnership. Of which the majority of complaints are reportedly Sipp claims (self-invested personal pensions). However, the FOS would not give any further details. In addition, according to Money Marketing, The On-Line Partnership […]

August 27th, 2017

Pension transfer rules to be toughened

Treasury plans to toughen rules for pension transfers According to an article from New Model Adviser, the Treasury is set to introduce tougher measures around transfers and setting up small self-administered schemes (SSAS).  An action which is part of a raft of measures designed to stop pension scams. The Treasury has also stated that they will ‘go […]

August 26th, 2017