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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.

From Investments| 10:59

Platforms’ cut prices risk commercial suicide: AJ Bell

Several platforms reduced charges in 2014 and 2015 in anticipation of the pension freedoms.

Jul 21, 2016

DWP delays planned PPF regulations for pensioners

Ex-pensions minister Ros Altmann has said it is “disappointing” the DWP has failed to allow regulations.

Jul 20, 2016

Gov’t under pressure to ban pension cold calls

According to AJ Bell, making this activity illegal would create a valuable barrier between savers and those who want to take their money.

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 14, 2016

Standard Life offers DB to DC transfers support

Provider produces a questionnaire for advisers to use with clients to see if they understand the implications of transferring their pension.

Analysis & Opinion
More must be done to attract young to pensions: Portafina

Jul 22, 2016

More must be done to attract young to pensions: Portafina

Portafina’s managing director says better use of technology can help engage younger workers.

12:11

Navigating pound cost ravaging in retirement

Market volatility in the wake of the EU referendum means those wanting to plan for retirement or dip into their pension pot need advice on risk and...

Who will pay for aged care?

Jun 22, 2016 |

Who will pay for aged care?

A significant number of people in the UK will be looking to meet annual costs of around £29,000 for an undetermined period from a finite amount of...

What the FCA’s consultation on exit charges means

Jun 15, 2016 |

What the FCA’s consultation on exit charges means

What impact would a proposed cap on exit charges have on pensions?

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Guide to Ssas

Ssas is beginning to look more attractive again.

Special Reports

With pension freedoms comes responsibility

Introducing our Special Report on ‘retirement income’

FTAdviser Blog

Trustee responsibilities post pension freedoms

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

FTAdviser Blog

Should you talk about pensions on Valentine’s Day?

Aegon’s regulatory guru suggests some couples co-operation to help with retirement.

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions year summarised by distinct events

Freedom and choice, the summer Budget and the Autumn Statement defined pensions across 2015.

Recent Articles
  1. Jul 20, 2016

    Mystery shopper: Dorset

    This week the mystery shopper visits Dorset. He was automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme a year ago but is unhappy with the...

  2. Brexit benefits some DB pension schemes
    Jul 13, 2016

    Brexit benefits some DB pension schemes

    While plummeting gilt yields have damaged defined benefit pension scheme funding levels a handful have seen deficits reduce, says Xafinity.

  3. Tpas sees increase in inquiries but fails to meet targets
    Jul 08, 2016

    Tpas sees increase in inquiries but fails to meet targets

    Despite growth in customer volumes, industry body reports need for performance improvements.

  4. Brexit kicks pension tax relief change into long grass
    Jul 08, 2016

    Brexit kicks pension tax relief change into long grass

    Attention on net pay arrangements versus relief at source have been delayed by HM Treasury as a result of the EU Referendum.

  5. Increase in pension freedom enquiries set to continue
    Jul 08, 2016

    Increase in pension freedom enquiries set to continue

    A total of 17 per cent of advisers are expecting a fall in the average portfolio size.

  6. Altmann on her hopes and fears for pensions post-Brexit
    Jul 07, 2016

    Altmann on her hopes and fears for pensions post-Brexit

    “Markets don’t like uncertainty, and we are clearly in unchartered territory,” says pensions minister.

  7. Pensions ombudsman sees surge in Sipp complaints
    Jul 07, 2016

    Pensions ombudsman sees surge in Sipp complaints

    Amount of complaints received by the ombusdman about Sipps and pension liberation soars post pension freedom.

  8. Final salary transfer values soar post-Brexit
    Jul 07, 2016

    Final salary transfer values soar post-Brexit

    Vote to leave the European Union has added thousands to the value of what is offered for a defined benefit pension transfer.

  9. LV scraps pension exit fees
    Jul 06, 2016

    LV scraps pension exit fees

    Move will offer customers the freedom to switch to another product or provider if they wish to do so without incurring a charge.

  10. What next for UK pensions post-Brexit
    Jul 05, 2016

    What next for UK pensions post-Brexit

    The UK voted to leave the European Union last Friday (24 June), however much surrounding pensions will be unaltered, in the short term at least.

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