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Latest News

Oct 29, 2014

Judicial review fight over FCA rules divides market

Majority of respondents in Amps survey described new rules as “flawed but acceptable”.

Oct 28, 2014

AJ Bell sheds £5m profit from Sipp cash account interest

John Moret estimates annual income from bank interest across the industry in the region of £50m.

Oct 28, 2014

Ombudsman offer has ‘no basis in law’

Sipp provider says decision “still binding until overturned by a court” as it affirms intention to seek judicial review.

Oct 27, 2014

‘FCA is at war with the market and fees will go up’

FTAdviser had earlier revealed trade body is set launch judicial review proceedings over “unlawful” FCA rules.

From Your Industry| Oct 27, 2014

Sippcentre rebrands as AJ Bell Investcentre

Website and back office systems also upgraded ahead of enhancements to platforms tools.

Oct 27, 2014

Trade body to seek judicial review of ‘unlawful’ FCA rules

Industry body questions the way self-invested pension capital adequacy consultation was carried out.

Analysis & Opinion
Pensions Bill scrambling shows guidance success critical

Ashley WassallonAnnuities| Oct 17, 2014

Pensions Bill scrambling shows guidance success critical

In a lot of the cases full advice should be recommended and would be well worth the expense.

Pensions changes will bring fresh opportunities

Hal AustinonAnnuities| Oct 15, 2014

Pensions changes will bring fresh opportunities

Doomsayers have already been shouting about people being profligate with their pots.

Pension freedoms webinar workshop

Annuities| Oct 13, 2014

Pension freedoms webinar workshop

They’ve been referred to as the biggest changes to pension tax rules for a generation, some say ever.

We’ll miss Osborne and Webb partnership if Labour triumph

Tony HazellonPersonal Pensions| Oct 08, 2014

We’ll miss Osborne and Webb partnership if Labour triumph

For those holding private pensions the rules are simple and fairer and the incentives to save look better.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Retirement Income Options post-Budget

Many headlines in the aftermath of the Budget concentrated on the fantastic freedom and choice being introduced.

Special Reports

Self-Invested Personal Pensions - October 2014

This October’s Money Management Sipp survey

FTAdviser Blog

Fos landmark U-turn opens a can of worms

Fos reviews a ‘final’ decision, but questions remain over whether it has the legal authority to enforce any new ruling.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Pension Liberation

Any scheme which offers money from a pension fund before minimum pension age should ring alarm bells.

Special Reports

Self-Invested Pensions - May 2014

Sipps have been one of the big success stories of financial services.

FTAdviser Blog

Sipps need guidance to learn, consequences of NDCs

Week in brief: The ‘guidance guarantee’ debate rumbles on, as criticism of the regulator’s post-retirement non-guidance once again hits the fore.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Sipp Charges

Charges can be taken in a number of ways by a Sipp operator but recently advisers have been up in arms about exit fees.

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers must stand up and say ‘no’... to providers

Week in Brief: Scottish referendum panic and relief, advisers demanding wasted time fees and poor pension service.

Recent Articles
  1. Aegon loses another ombudsman claim over ‘needless delays’
    Annuities| Oct 21, 2014

    Aegon loses another ombudsman claim over ‘needless delays’

    Pensions ombudsman criticises Aegon for “maladministration” over enhanced annuity purchase.

  2. Rowanmoor warns only six-months to preserve big lump sums
    Oct 20, 2014

    Rowanmoor warns only six-months to preserve big lump sums

    Provider suggests member-directed scheme option to take advantage of benefit transfer.

  3. Your technical pension freedoms questions answered
    Annuities| Oct 17, 2014

    Your technical pension freedoms questions answered

    ‘Non-advised drawdown is an accident waiting to happen’, says pensions expert and workshop panelist.

  4. ‘Death tax’ cut to prompt pension property boom
    Oct 16, 2014

    ‘Death tax’ cut to prompt pension property boom

    New rules set to remove restrictions on passing down benefits on death and taking income from illiquid assets.

  5. 10 key takeaways from the draft pensions bill
    Annuities| Oct 15, 2014

    10 key takeaways from the draft pensions bill

    Amount of tax-free cash that can be ‘recycled’ has been reduced, while Treasury is set to pocket £4bn.

  6. Harlequin UK arm enters liquidation
    From Your Industry| Oct 14, 2014

    Harlequin UK arm enters liquidation

    Harlequin says focus is on establishing investment trust, securing finance and pushing ahead with development.

  7. Fos landmark U-turn opens a can of worms
    FTAdviser BlogonRegulation| Oct 14, 2014

    Fos landmark U-turn opens a can of worms

    Fos reviews a ‘final’ decision, but questions remain over whether it has the legal authority to enforce any new ruling.

  8. Advisers brand death tax changes ‘too good to be true’
    Personal Pensions| Oct 14, 2014

    Advisers brand death tax changes ‘too good to be true’

    Intermediaries voice caution to FTAdviser that new rules could yet be dumbed down.

  9. Sipps need guidance to learn, consequences of NDCs
    FTAdviser BlogonYour Industry| Oct 10, 2014

    Sipps need guidance to learn, consequences of NDCs

    Week in brief: The ‘guidance guarantee’ debate rumbles on, as criticism of the regulator’s post-retirement non-guidance once again hits the fore.

  10. Providers hit out at FCA over thematic review findings
    Oct 09, 2014

    Providers hit out at FCA over thematic review findings

    Self-invested pension firms say two-and-half pages of findings insufficient to improve behaviours.

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