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Personal Pensions| 11:43

Altmann claims DWP and Treasury are split on Lisa

Baroness Altmann stepped down from her role as pensions minister so she could “speak freely” on pensions topics.

Jul 20, 2016

Retirees caught between rising inflation and choppy markets

Rising CPI leaves retirees with a choice between accepting lower incomes or taking more risk.

Jul 20, 2016

Brexit may impact appetite for secondary annuities: Altmann

Providers says plans to enter the secondary annuity market have not changed post-Brexit.

Personal Pensions| Jul 19, 2016

L&G completes £750m pension buy-in for ICI Pension fund

According to Legal & General, large pension funds are moving towards an incremental approach to pension risk transfer.

Jul 18, 2016

Aegon warns about secondary annuity market

Advising clients to sell their annuities could be as risky as advising on final salary transfers, says Aegon.

Jul 18, 2016

Partnership bins hybrid drawdown-annuity product

Life company ditches its blended Sipp product following merger with Just Retirement.

Analysis & Opinion
What’s next for annuities?

Jul 06, 2016

What’s next for annuities?

In just a week annuity rates plummeted by between 2 and 3 per cent

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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

Trustee responsibilities post pension freedoms

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

Special Reports

Combine harvest

With market volatility hitting drawdown and low interest rated continuing to plague drawdown, the consensus is to blend both products

Recent Articles
  1. FCA told ‘less is more’ to get annuitants to shop around
    Jul 14, 2016

    FCA told ‘less is more’ to get annuitants to shop around

    Information about lifetime gains generated by shopping around for an annuity did not make savers more likely to ditch their pension provider.

  2. FCA told ‘less is more’ to get annuitants to shop around
    Jul 14, 2016

    FCA told ‘less is more’ to get annuitants to shop around

    Information about lifetime gains generated by shopping around for an annuity did not make savers more likely to ditch their pension provider.

  3. Guaranteed drawdown sales still dwarfed by annuities
    Jul 13, 2016

    Guaranteed drawdown sales still dwarfed by annuities

    Annuity sales are outnumbering guaranteed drawdown sales by 50:1, figures from Selectapension reveal.

  4. Annuity rates plummet post-Brexit
    Jul 11, 2016

    Annuity rates plummet post-Brexit

    Annuitants are worse off they were six months ago.

  5. Aviva considers dip into secondary annuity market
    Jul 07, 2016

    Aviva considers dip into secondary annuity market

    Aviva’s John Lawson reveals how the provider may dip it’s toe in the secondary annuity market.

  6. Brexit set to derail pension freedoms
    Jul 06, 2016

    Brexit set to derail pension freedoms

    Lifetime Isas and the launch of the secondary annuity market were identified by experts as most likely to face the chop.

  7. Fos rules against Positive Solutions annuity advice
    From Your Industry| Jul 04, 2016

    Fos rules against Positive Solutions annuity advice

    Ombudsman states the correct advice would have been to use the protected rights fund to buy an annuity.

  8. Canada Life cuts annuity rates
    Jul 04, 2016

    Canada Life cuts annuity rates

    Annuity provider becomes the third to slash annuity rates, as government bond yields plummet in response to Brexit.

  9. Fresh calls for commission ban on all annuity sales
    Jul 01, 2016

    Fresh calls for commission ban on all annuity sales

    AJ Bell’s Mike Morrison argues it doesn’t make sense to just ban commission for arranging the sale of a second hand annuity.

  10. Ashcourt Rowan must compensate for annuity advice
    Jun 30, 2016

    Ashcourt Rowan must compensate for annuity advice

    Ombudsman rules the adviser either didn’t ask the client, or didn’t act on the information supplied to him.

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