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Pensions| 14:08

DWP chief admits large numbers could exit AE

Opt-out rates after increased contributions could see savers left with “worthless” pots, MPs claim.

From Your Industry| 15:39

Old Mutual to double adviser support team

UK distribution leader says there has never been a better time to be an IFA.

Sipps & Ssas| 14:32

Charles Stanley partners with AJ Bell Investcentre

AJ Bell said its Investcentre platform allows financial advisers to help clients reap the benefits of low-cost online Sipps.

Personal Pensions| 14:30

Now: Pensions adds monthly employer service charge

Over the coming months Now: Pensions will be offering a number of services to support small and micro businesses.

Personal Pensions| 11:52

DC schemes failure to offer pension freedoms exposed

Less than half of defined contribution schemes surveyed had either a preferred drawdown solution in place or were currently developing one.

Personal Pensions| 11:44

Pension freedom stats shows pick-up in annuity transfers

Total value of pension transfers up by £2bn from April to October 2015.

Annuities| 08:40

Silver army income almost triples in 20 years

Retirees have seen their average incomes rise at a far faster rate than non-retirees in the last 20 years, insurer’s report reveals.

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 topping up state pension

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

Personal Pensions

Blended retirement income solutions

While pension credit cards failed to take the market by storm post pension freedom a growing number of pension providers are pushing hybrid solutions.

FTAdviser Blog

Will Workie work?

The government’s latest pension awareness campaign aired on television for the first time yesterday (21 October) evening.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Auto-Enrolment

This guide will explain what are the auto-enrolment requirements for employers, amongst other things.

Special Reports

Reform must not leave individuals behind

The new pensions landscape is putting the financial services sector on the spot

FTAdviser Blog

Where are Australian Qrops going?

FTAdviser asked Geraint Davies, managing director of Montfort International, for his predictions on the Australian Qrops market.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Passing on your Pension

Pension savings can now be passed on to any nominated individual.

Special Reports

Sipps special report – October 2015

Six months on from the pension freedoms, Sipps could be a winner.

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions freedom: lessons from down under

Advertorial: Can we learn from Australia’s experience and avoid having to do a boomerang on freedoms?

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Annuities| 08:38

Scottish Widows enters bulk annuity market

Transaction, a £400m pensioner buy in, marks Scottish Widows’ entrance into the bulk annuity market.

From Regulation| 08:37

FCA denies responsibility for insistent client issue

Regulator acknowledges differences of opinion about whether to transact business for an insistent client.

From Your Industry| 08:37

Eight out of 10 PFS members reject insistent clients

Society’s chief executive calls for urgent change to make sure consumers accept the responsibility for pension transfers.

From Insurance| Nov 23, 2015

Altmann pushes for Care funding Isa

Pensions minister backs possibility of a care funding Isa option.

Annuities| Nov 23, 2015

DWP consults on scrapping GAR advice rules

Stakeholders have until mid-January to make their views known.

Personal Pensions| Nov 23, 2015

Four out of 10 would deplete wealth to avoid care costs

Partnership’s Care Report raises interesting questions around care costs.

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