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Personal Pensions| Jul 03, 2015

Guidance for pensions Sorp delivers ‘fair value hierarchy’

Guidance has been published by Pensions Research Accounts Group and Investment Association.

From Regulation| Jul 03, 2015

Regulatory reporting and pensions problems: this week’s news

Our round-up of the last five days also includes Greek tragedy and Qrops trouble down under.

From Regulation| Jul 03, 2015

FCA sticks with £950k plan to monitor Pension Wise

Policy statement from regulator claims it has support for plans to keep tabs on the information offered through Pension Wise.

From Your Industry| Jul 03, 2015

Nest appoints new CEO to follow Tim Jones

Helen Dean is currently executive director, product and marketing at the organisation.

Pensions| Jul 03, 2015

Tideway sees fall in final salary transfer offers

Rising gilt yields will mean final salary transfer offers will decline, specialist advice firm

Personal Pensions| Jul 03, 2015

Pensions Ombudsman admits it’s struggling to cope

Numbers of new investigations up 21 per cent year-on-year.

From Regulation| Jul 02, 2015

Pensions Regulator sees complaints quadruple

Only 16 complaints were received in 2013-2014 but in 2014-2015 49 were received.

Analysis & Opinion
Government drawdown piggy bank would quieten critics

John LappinonPersonal Pensions| Jun 29, 2015

Government drawdown piggy bank would quieten critics

A ‘Nest for drawdown’ may take a lot of heat out of the pension reform argument

We might do a better version of Nest for drawdown, which Nest could provide

Personal Pensions| Jun 24, 2015 |

LTA is product of politicians meddling for the sake of it

Protections for when the limit keeps changing are confusing and don’t protect what you might have earned.

FTAdviser BlogonPersonal Pensions| Jun 24, 2015

Taxman is the real winner

Old Mutual has calculated that a minimum of £72.8m has been paid in tax on the money already withdrawn since 6 April.

Tony HazellonPersonal Pensions| Jun 24, 2015

Golden days are drifting further into the future

Tony Hazell airs his thoughts on industry matters

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Guide to Target Date funds

In the last few months alone two providers have launched target date funds.

Special Reports

Pension freedoms teething trouble

George Osborne to consult on pension freedoms process after many of those trying to access their funds find they are facing exit penalties.

FTAdviser Blog

Unpicking why pensions prove a turn-off to women

Women are already subject to lower income than men in retirement.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Buy-to-let and Pension Freedoms

Doors to investing in property have been flung open again.

Special Reports

Post-Freedom Retirement Planning - May 2015

All you need to know about the retirement freedoms

FTAdviser Blog

Time to retire the pension?

One thing is clear: pensions are at a crossroads.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

Social care for the elderly in the UK is means-tested.

Special Reports

Future of Auto-Enrolment - April 2015

The biggest problem facing most is under-provision - and that’s what auto-enrolment is all about.

FTAdviser Blog

Freedom winners will write doom-mongers out of history

There’s a danger that Friends Life’s decision to break ranks could cause a domino effect.

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From Regulation| Jul 02, 2015

Five things I learned from the FCA’s annual report

Loss making regulator cites consumer credit costs and losses made by its staff pension scheme.

Pensions| Jul 02, 2015

Appoint a savings champion: Stenning

Mr Stenning praises recent changes but calls for greater coherence

Personal Pensions| Jul 02, 2015

Zurich latest to offer non-advised drawdown

Third quarter launch for corporate scheme customers, with retail and legacy clients being considered later.

Personal Pensions| Jul 02, 2015

Pension transfers could cost overseas residents double

Pensions technical specialist raises concerns over proposed changes to transfer rules.

Sipps & Ssas| Jul 02, 2015

Talbot and Muir doubles DFM options on Sipp

Fourteen different discretionary fund managers available on Simple Retirement Account.

Pensions| Jul 01, 2015

Royal London to offer buy and maintain pension fund

Asset manager launches proposition for smaller pension fund clients

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