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Annuities| 11:01

Scottish Widows to launch new at-retirement products

Profits 18 per cent down over the first half of the year, as £100m cost of DWP charge cap bites.

Jul 29, 2014

FCA should force providers to ask ‘health questions’

Annuity software specialist says Pica will pitch for tender to run Money Advice Service adviser directory.

From Investments| Jul 29, 2014

JPMorgan pitches multi-asset funds as drawdown solution

Manager builds on US experience for UK adviser push ahead of at-retirement reforms.

Jul 28, 2014

Aviva scraps drawdown charges in wake of Budget

Study previously showed range of one-off and annual fees can mean clients pay up to more than £4,000.

Jul 25, 2014

Pension fund enters into a £300m pensioner buy-in with Pru

Latest buy-in follows a £484m deal executed with Rothesay Life in August 2013.

Jul 24, 2014

Tpas: Mandatory ‘guidance’ would undermine flexibility

“A number of people do need to get some help from financial advisers”, pensions service says.

Analysis & Opinion
Don’t burn bridges before full pension freedom in force

Interview| Jul 18, 2014

Don’t burn bridges before full pension freedom in force

April next year is going to be the beginning of the shake-up of retirement income solutions not the end, says Skandia.

Jul 17, 2014

Tests of strength

More important than the size of the deficit for a defined benefit pension scheme is a company’s ability to pay its obligations

Editor’s View: Long-term care products reviewed

Interview| Jul 16, 2014

Editor’s View: Long-term care products reviewed

Long-term care market has been beset by botched legislation, says Money Management editor.

Jun 25, 2014

Enter stage right, pensions reform

Described by the BBC as the Coalition’s “‘bold’ finale”, in the Queen’s speech David Cameron and Nick Clegg set out their plans for the Coalition’s...

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Guide to Income Drawdown post-Budget

It is vital that advisers understand what options could be available for their clients next year.

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Why should advisers pay a third of the guidance levy?

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Pension Charges

The longer the pension plan has been in place, the wider the variation in charges can be.

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Five things I’ve learned from the FCA guidance consultation

Regulator asks for input on guidance portion of the government’s at-retirement reforms.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Pensions Lifetime Allowance

The lifetime allowance is a limit on the value of schemes that can be crystallised without tax being applied.

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Why ‘guidance’ remains a complete conundrum

Week in Brief: This week has been dominated with responses to the Treasury’s retirement reforms consultation.

Recent Articles
  1. Why should advisers pay a third of the guidance levy?
    FTAdviser BlogonYour Industry| Jul 25, 2014

    Why should advisers pay a third of the guidance levy?

    Week in Brief: Pensions flexibility, self-invested pensions, and a naughty network.

  2. At-retirement market to triple to £50bn by 2023
    Jul 24, 2014

    At-retirement market to triple to £50bn by 2023

    New pension flexibility will encourage innovation from product providers, consultancy says.

  3. Now: Pensions changes its lifestyle strategy
    Jul 24, 2014

    Now: Pensions changes its lifestyle strategy

    The provider now offers a single investment fund made of three distinct components.

  4. Regulator warns pensions liberation is £500m problem
    Jul 24, 2014

    Regulator warns pensions liberation is £500m problem

    Victims of pension liberation scams have come forward to warn against the impact of losing money in retirement savings.

  5. Trustees could provide DB to DC transfer advice
    Jul 23, 2014

    Trustees could provide DB to DC transfer advice

    Role of scheme trustees questioned in relation to assisting members with advice over DB to DC transfers.

  6. Pica to revisit annuities-centric adviser directory
    From Your Industry| Jul 23, 2014

    Pica to revisit annuities-centric adviser directory

    Tpas says it is “very keen to work” with organisations like Pica “who have a directory in place”.

  7. Government slashes state pension deferral increase
    Jul 22, 2014

    Government slashes state pension deferral increase

    Anyone who reaches their state pension age after 2016 will see their rate fall to 5.8 per cent.

  8. Providers praise solution to pension freedom tax loophole
    Jul 22, 2014

    Providers praise solution to pension freedom tax loophole

    New tax rules aim to prevent tax abuse by members of the public with limit on post-55 annual allowance.

  9. Market view: ‘Serious’ concerns about Mas and ‘guidance’
    Jul 21, 2014

    Market view: ‘Serious’ concerns about Mas and ‘guidance’

    People need to develop a retirement plan many years ahead of retirement to secure a decent outcome, industry says.

  10. Five things I’ve learned from the FCA guidance consultation
    FTAdviser BlogonRegulation| Jul 21, 2014

    Five things I’ve learned from the FCA guidance consultation

    Regulator asks for input on guidance portion of the government’s at-retirement reforms.

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