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08:37

Yorkshire raises red flag about pension cash going into P2P

One in five advisers have seen an increase in clients asking about P2P lending as an alternative investment.

Aug 28, 2015

Retirement Advantage says new product is unique

The launch date is yet to be confirmed, but plans are “very well advanced”.

Personal Pensions| Aug 26, 2015

PwC says do pensions buyout now or pay more later

Expected price hike will affect pension schemes with pre-retirement members the most, accountants claim.

Personal Pensions| Aug 25, 2015

Industry split on how market hit affects drawdown customers

Providers note that those who have been properly advised should be sufficiently diversified to cope with this week’s stock shock.

Personal Pensions| Aug 21, 2015

Innovation, revolution and acquisition

Buy-to-let criteria changes and discretionary management opportunism also covered during the last five days.

Personal Pensions| Aug 20, 2015

Provider to launch ‘mix and match’ proposition

New proposition to be written under drawdown rules, but will also include annuity element and cash account.

Analysis & Opinion
10 things you must know to advise those facing care

Aug 27, 2015 |

10 things you must know to advise those facing care

Small print and themes in the Care Act are likely to have an impact on care fees planning.

Partnership and JR: Safety in numbers?

Aug 26, 2015

Partnership and JR: Safety in numbers?

Partnership Assurance and Just Retirement believe merging will help them to better weather the pensions reform storm

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

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

Special Reports

Post-Freedom Retirement Planning - May 2015

All you need to know about the retirement freedoms

FTAdviser Blog

Government needed to get guidance right first

Advisers are having to deal with calls from their clients who simply do not want to hear what is the best course of action.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Blended Retirement Solutions

Savers are increasingly using a wide range of retirement income sources.

Special Reports

Retirement freedoms special report - April 2015

This month, Money Management delves into the world of retirement freedoms and asks what areas advisers can be looking into in the new landscape.

FTAdviser Blog

Time to retire the pension?

One thing is clear: pensions are at a crossroads.

Adviser Guides

Guide to The Brave New Pensions World

Advisers have to change the way they assess the potential risks and reward of retirement options moving forwards.

Special Reports

Retirement Income Planning - March 2015

Reforms will trigger the most fundamental rethink of at-retirement advice in years.

Ashley Wassall

Advisers take centre stage as pension guidance fears mount

News Review: Guidance might not be ready for reforms, annuity for cash plans raise concerns.

Recent Articles
  1. Six standards all advisers must meet
    From Your Industry| Aug 27, 2015

    Six standards all advisers must meet

    Defaqto Advice Update: The best advisers will tailor the application of these standards to each individual’s needs.

  2. Multi-asset, mergers and insistent clients: The week in news
    From Your Industry| Aug 14, 2015

    Multi-asset, mergers and insistent clients: The week in news

    Our round-up of the last five days also includes a possible re-kindling of the US-UK ‘special relationship’.

  3. Fos backs Sesame on second compensation offer
    Aug 14, 2015

    Fos backs Sesame on second compensation offer

    Ombudsman deems initial settlement offer “neither fair nor reasonable”.

  4. Advisers brand Partnership merger as ‘sensible’
    From Your Industry| Aug 11, 2015

    Advisers brand Partnership merger as ‘sensible’

    “They had no choice and I see a continued decline in this market,” opines one IFA.

  5. Partnership profits slip on falling new business premiums
    Aug 11, 2015

    Partnership profits slip on falling new business premiums

    Defined benefit bulk annuity deals go some way to making up for individual annuity sale falls.

  6. Partnership and Just Retirement to merge
    From Your Industry| Aug 11, 2015

    Partnership and Just Retirement to merge

    Merger will result in pre-tax cost savings of at least £40m per annum, as well as one-off integration costs of £60m over two years.

  7. Unbiased unveils pre-pension freedoms research
    Personal Pensions| Aug 10, 2015

    Unbiased unveils pre-pension freedoms research

    Pension reforms have been a game changer for people approaching retirement.

  8. L&G doubles lifetime mortgages new business target
    From Insurance| Aug 05, 2015

    L&G doubles lifetime mortgages new business target

    L&G’s operating profit rose 18 per cent on a year ago to £750m in the six months to the end of June.

  9. Standard Life boasts ‘biggest flows onto any platform’
    From Your Industry| Aug 04, 2015

    Standard Life boasts ‘biggest flows onto any platform’

    UK and Europe chief executive argues that “annuities aren’t the best option for anyone with a decent pot” post-pension freedoms.

  10. Standard Life profits again hit by falling annuity sales
    From Your Industry| Aug 04, 2015

    Standard Life profits again hit by falling annuity sales

    Annuity business fell by 49 per cent to £38m over the first half.

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