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Pensions| Feb 10, 2016

MP claims IFAs will laugh at auto-enrolment clients

Advisers would not be interested in helping people who employ a single person as a nanny or carer, says committee member.

From Regulation| 12:03

Mifid delay and P2P dismay: week in news

Our round-up of the last five days in the retail finance sector.

From Your Industry| Feb 12, 2016

Zurich UK Life boss ‘chuffed’ with 2% profit dip

Comparing profits with the previous year deemed “not particularly meaningful” by interim boss.

From Your Industry| Feb 11, 2016

Consumers stuck in cash as investing is seen as gambling

Industry experts agree more needs to be done to improve consumer confidence in the industry and their own investment abilities.

Personal Pensions| Feb 10, 2016

Government demands speedier pension transfers

Consultation response details new duties for The Pensions Regulator and Pension Wise.

Pensions| Feb 10, 2016

HMRC to deliver pension protection details

With 10 weeks until the reduced lifetime allowance kicks-in, HMRC has confirmed a post Valentine’s Day treat for advisers.

Personal Pensions| Feb 10, 2016

Royal London boss urges Osborne to drop Pension-Isa plans

Call comes as mutual records funds under management growth for last year, backed by strong pensions inflows.

Analysis & Opinion
10 types of protection you might be unaware of

From Insurance| Oct 06, 2015 |

10 types of protection you might be unaware of

Werewolves, vampires, ghosts and UFOs are some of the things you can get cover for.

Lloyds of London are cited to insure against werewolf attacks, encounters with zombies and nasty vampire bites

John LappinonPersonal Pensions| Oct 05, 2015

Ludicrous ‘Pisa’ symbolic of lopsided pension reforms

Further pension changes are in the works, whatever the decision on pensions Isas.

Emma Ann HughesonPersonal Pensions| Oct 02, 2015

I auto-enrolled and all I got was a lousy Fiat 500

Headlines generated by the sweeping changes of pension freedom have made many equate retirement savings pots with sports cars.

Personal Pensions| Oct 01, 2015

Invention is the mother of necessity

A new way of doing pensions has not led to an increase in innovative services, but providers must adapt more quickly to the changes

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Ssas

Ssas is beginning to look more attractive again.

Special Reports

Pensions Outlook – February 2016

Pension reforms are creating a whole new investment opportunity for both current and future retirees.

FTAdviser Blog

Should you talk about pensions on Valentine’s Day?

Aegon’s regulatory guru suggests some couples co-operation to help with retirement.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Autumn Statement 2015

The chancellor showed he was for u-turning by abandoning cuts to tax credits in this year’s Autumn Statement.

Special Reports

SSAS – February 2016

The latest Money Management special report looks at small self-administered schemes.

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions year summarised by distinct events

Freedom and choice, the summer Budget and the Autumn Statement defined pensions across 2015.

Adviser Guides

Guide to topping up state pension

Experts tell us all there is to know about the new state pension.

Special Reports

Intelligence: Sipps

In the latest of our independent surveys, we take a closer look at Sipps in retirement planning.

FTAdviser Blog

Don’t panic about workplace pensions

Early preparation and the right payroll solution are critical to minimising any staging headaches.

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Personal Pensions| Feb 09, 2016

Why drawdown investors should scrap fixed annual income

Provider argues drawdown investors should consider moving to percentage rather than fixed withdrawal.

From Mortgages| Feb 09, 2016

Bower launches high net-worth equity release service

High net-worth advisers will offer bespoke equity release rates and terms.

Pensions| Feb 09, 2016

Think tank raises fears about pension tax reform

Institute for Fiscal Studies has said outcomes of any reforms are uncertain because of timescales and unpredictable behaviour.

Personal Pensions| Feb 08, 2016

Selectapension sees surge in DB transfer interest

Provider processed just under 150,000 adviser cases in 2015 as the pensions changes drove strong demand among consumers.

Personal Pensions| Feb 08, 2016

HMRC defends state pension data errors

Discrepancies between information held by schemes and the tax office could lead to erroneous pension payments.

Personal Pensions| Feb 05, 2016

Ros speaks out and DWP tinkers: week in news

Another busy few days for the regulator and ambulance chaser woes also involved in the round-up.

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