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Pensions| 13:41

Pensions Policy Institute demands state pension overhaul

State pension age hike unfairly hits people who start work young in a physically demanding job, says Pensions Policy Institute.

Pensions| 10:58

L&G buys stake in auto-enrolment startup

Legal & General targets small business auto-enrolment market with deal worth more than £3m.

From Regulation| 08:17

Ombudsman to get ‘proactive’ on court appeals

Hughes vs Royal London case forces ombudsman onto the front foot on appeals that could change the pension landscape.

Annuities| Jul 27, 2016

Annuity competition has never been weaker: Moneyfacts

Annuity rates now at record lows, having declined by as much as 12 per cent since the start of the year.

Pensions| Jul 27, 2016

Auto-enrolment breaches increase fourfold in past year

Regulator says huge increase in auto-enrolment breaches was down to so many small businesses staging and was actually less than it expected.

Personal Pensions| Jul 27, 2016

DT builds retirement profiling tool for Saga

Tool gives a range of expected performance using risk profile asset allocation models.

Pensions| Jul 27, 2016

Two thirds of over-55s have no retirement plan

Report by Aviva finds marked fall in outlook for pre-retirees, even before vote to leave the EU.

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 workplace pensions

Low margins, low levels of engagement: how can advisers persuade employers and employees of the value of great advice on workplace pensions?

Special Reports

With pension freedoms comes responsibility

Introducing our Special Report on ‘retirement income’

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions freedom is boon and burden

Never more need, never more pressure: why pensions freedom is a boon and a burden for advisers.

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

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

Pension freedom burden prompted us to sell

Meon Valley sold to The Harwood Wealth Group after a long process of due diligence.

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

Sipps – April 2016

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

FTAdviser Blog

Trustee responsibilities post pension freedoms

There has been lots of talk in the sector recently about governance.

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Personal Pensions| Jul 26, 2016

High risk pension transfer advice costs advice firm

Ombudsman rules adviser should have known requirement for 8 per cent return to match the final salary scheme’s benefits was “a high risk transaction.”

Pensions| Jul 26, 2016

Pensions Regulator has power to make Green pay

Former BHS owner could be forced to pay hundreds of millions into pension scheme.

Sipps & Ssas| Jul 26, 2016

Surge in Sipp M&A to continue ahead of cap ad rules

Big name providers expect more consolidation surrounding new rules but Brian Talbot of Talbot & Muir is not aware of any “firesale”.

Personal Pensions| Jul 26, 2016

One in seven over-65s boost pensions by working

Median earnings from working are £296 a week adding up to annual pay of nearly £15,400 for those aged 65 plus.

From Regulation| Jul 25, 2016

Government refuses to issue Lifetime Isa warning

Government says it is not its place to “advise individuals how and where to to invest their money”.

Pensions| Jul 25, 2016

Education useless if young have no cash, say pension experts

Young mothers and self-employed people in their 20s and 30s are being forgotten by the current pension system, experts claim.

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