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From Your Industry| 15:30

Selectapension updates adviser tools after usage fall

Percentage of cases reviewed using the remodelling and asset allocation features fell since launch.

From Your Industry| 15:31

PFS: FCA are addressing the advice ‘gap’

Healthier engagement between regulator and the sector’s various representative bodies, educational body says.

Personal Pensions| 11:22

FCA guidance rules will not lead to referrals: advisers

Only 3 per cent of advisers surveyed thought new business will come from guidance session referrals.

Pensions| 10:57

Government warned about abandoning annuities

The Government has been warned against completely abandoning annuities, with peers highlighting the number of countries “rowing in the opposite...

Personal Pensions| 09:10

Gov’t confirms £10k auto-enrolment pay trigger

The order will require approval from both Houses before the regulations can be made.

Sipps & Ssas| 09:07

Providers demand clarity from HMRC on pension redress

Trade body chairman says the current interpretation of the rules “doesn’t follow logic”.

Personal Pensions| 09:00

Retirement savers aiming for 7% return

High expectations among savers persist despite years of the Bank of England base rate being stuck at 0.5 per cent.

Analysis & Opinion
Pension debate must go beyond the industry

Jon CudbyonPensions| Nov 24, 2014

Pension debate must go beyond the industry

Nest’s consultation paper has raised some interesting talking points, but they will only have an impact if everybody talks about them.

We will not lurch from one set of rules to the other on 6 April, and then stay there

John Lappinon| Nov 24, 2014

Reforms highlight dicey game with smaller pensions

Osborne’s pensions overhaul has reignited a heated debate over the ‘advice gap’.

Ashley WassallonRegulation| Nov 14, 2014

Pension reforms: Risk vs ‘responsibility’

Consumer Panel solution is to take advice to benefit from claims protection - because then you can eat your cake and have it too.

Gill CardyonPersonal Pensions| Nov 12, 2014

Make sure you know ins and outs of AE – or else

Either get involved and make very sure you know what you are doing, or steer well clear.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Workplace Pensions

Historically, many public and private sector organisations have provided a defined benefit pension scheme for staff.

Special Reports

Income Options - November 2014

Most investors want income - with the pension changes they may just want investment-based income for longer.

FTAdviser Blog

Problem lies with not shopping around, not annuities

FCA actually found no evidence of widespread mis-selling of annuities.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Annuities Post-Pension Freedoms

How did the Budget shake up annuities in particular, and how are these products are set to change?

Special Reports

Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014

This October’s Money Management Sipp survey

FTAdviser Blog

Four things I learned from damning FCA report

Law firm admonishes senior staff and demands better internal controls for price sensitive information.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Retirement Income Options post-Budget

Many headlines in the aftermath of the Budget concentrated on the fantastic freedom and choice being introduced.

FTAdviser Blog

Post-Thoresen ABI must change the industry message

The association thought they had a man the government would listen to when he joined in 2011.

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Personal Pensions| Dec 17, 2014

Market View: Providers defend charging structures

Insurers have until June 30 to provide data, analysis and proposed actions to remedy high charging legacy schemes.

Pensions| Dec 17, 2014

Pensions transfer code delayed until January

Pensions Liberation Industry Group aims to have code published in January 2015.

From Regulation| Dec 17, 2014

Liberation complaint upheld but legal action likely

Consumer complains that he could not transfer his pension out from a pension liberator.

Personal Pensions| Dec 17, 2014

Webb praises new pension ‘guidance’ qualification

First professional qualification in pension scheme member guidance.

Annuities| Dec 17, 2014

Gad rate set to fall to lowest amount possible

Rate drops by 0.5 per cent, its lowest level in over two years.

Personal Pensions| Dec 17, 2014

Thousands of savers exposed to 3%+ legacy charges

Providers told to review their exit charges by an independent firm.

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