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Sipps & Ssas| May 27, 2016

Who will win the three horse Sipp race?

Three Sipp players explain how they believe they can become the biggest non-life company operating in the market.

Personal Pensions| May 27, 2016

Looming spectre of master trust ’zombie’ schemes

Risk of ‘stranded assets’ without much needed consolidation of auto-enrolment schemes, according to Henry Tapper.

From Regulation| May 27, 2016

Charge caps, Fos stats and AR impact: week in news

Making the pension exit charge fit and the ombudsman’s dealings with advisers make up the news that dominated FTAdviser in the last five days.

Pensions| May 27, 2016

Stop complaining and face reality, DB members told

Members of final salary pension schemes can afford to take a pay cut for the sake of their employers’ survival, says corporate adviser.

Personal Pensions| May 27, 2016

Treasury warns Brexit would erode state pension

Pension schemes benefit when funds can be invested across a stable, growing economy, according to the CBI.

Sipps & Ssas| May 26, 2016

IG teams up with James Hay to launch Sipp

Online trading platform enters Sipp market, with James Hay as trustee.

Pensions| May 26, 2016

Providers unveil plans for pensions dashboard

Providers agree a pension dashboard should be privately-funded and standardised, though details over money remain vague.

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 A-Day 10 years on

The world of pensions was meant to have been simplified. The opposite has happened.

Special Reports

With pension freedoms comes responsibility

Introducing our Special Report on ‘retirement income’

FTAdviser Blog

Real risks of pension freedom

Real risks of the new regime will take more than a generation to be made manifest.

Adviser Guides

Guide to the Budget 2016

Great support for young people but the Chancellor missed the opportunity to help the UK’s elderly population.

Special Reports

Hybrids and blends on the road to pension freedoms

The pensions landscape is starting to take shape and a combination of products seems key to making it work

FTAdviser Blog

From City trader to home counties adviser

Adviser went from City trader to IFA when he joined the Lonsdale Services IFA training scheme.

Adviser Guides

Guide to advising on pensions and equality

Various acts of parliament have sought to ensure equality for all British citizens but the pensions industry is playing catch up.

Special Reports

Sipps – April 2016

Money Management’s biannual survey is here. Read on for more on the state of the Sipp market.

FTAdviser Blog

Making advice work in the workplace

How employers can be used to help people get financial guidance

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Personal Pensions| May 26, 2016

DWP excludes MVRs from pension charge cap

Government looks to engage with industry on the proposals to introduce a cap for occupational schemes.

Personal Pensions| May 26, 2016

Tenet criticised for pension transfer advice

Ombudsman rules adviser should have told self-employed man in his 30s to leave his deferred pension benefits where they were.

From Your Industry| May 26, 2016

Just 36% of savers with £250k pots take advice

Almost two out of five people with more than £250,000 in their pension pot don’t use a financial adviser.

From Investments| May 26, 2016

Watch LIVE: Lifetime Isa - threat or opportunity?

FTAdviser’s latest On Air debate will discuss the pros and cons of the government’s Lifetime Isa at 12pm today.

Pensions| May 26, 2016

FCA to cap pension exit fees at 1%

Department for Work & Pensions set to also consult on capping early exit charges for members of occupational schemes.

Pensions| May 26, 2016

Aviva uncovers ‘frightening’ pension saver disengagement

A quarter of men and a third of women are paying no attention to their retirement savings, research by Aviva shows.

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