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Personal Pensions| 15:37

Auto-enrolment delay shows Workie hasn’t worked

Scheduled rises in auto-enrolment contributions come in October 2017 and October 2018.

Pensions| 15:32

Inheritance tax rules to be backdated to 2011

New legislation to prevent pension scheme members from being hit by inheritance tax charges will be backdated to 2011.

Personal Pensions| 15:07

No news proves good news for pension industry

Pension providers breathe a sigh of relief as chancellor fails to tinker with private retirement savings pots.

From Your Industry| 14:18

Autumn Statement: All the key announcements

Chancellor ditches controversial cuts to tax credits, increases the state pension and delivers a blow to buy-to-let investors.

Personal Pensions| 13:44

State pension increases to £119.30 a week

“Biggest real terms increase to basic state pension in 15 years,” says Chancellor George Osborne.

Personal Pensions| 11:29

Webb denies new state pension was mis-sold

Former pensions minister gives evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee’s review.

From Mortgages| 11:28

Older borrowers rejected outright by banks

Building society study finds automatic age discrimination amongst several high-street lenders.

Analysis & Opinion
10 types of protection you might be unaware of

From Insurance| Oct 06, 2015 |

10 types of protection you might be unaware of

Werewolves, vampires, ghosts and UFOs are some of the things you can get cover for.

Lloyds of London are cited to insure against werewolf attacks, encounters with zombies and nasty vampire bites

John LappinonPersonal Pensions| Oct 05, 2015

Ludicrous ‘Pisa’ symbolic of lopsided pension reforms

Further pension changes are in the works, whatever the decision on pensions Isas.

Emma Ann HughesonPersonal Pensions| Oct 02, 2015

I auto-enrolled and all I got was a lousy Fiat 500

Headlines generated by the sweeping changes of pension freedom have made many equate retirement savings pots with sports cars.

Personal Pensions| Oct 01, 2015

Invention is the mother of necessity

A new way of doing pensions has not led to an increase in innovative services, but providers must adapt more quickly to the changes

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Adviser Guides

Guide to topping up state pension

Experts tell us all there is to know about the new state pension.

Personal Pensions

Blended retirement income solutions

While pension credit cards failed to take the market by storm post pension freedom a growing number of pension providers are pushing hybrid solutions.

FTAdviser Blog

Will Workie work?

The government’s latest pension awareness campaign aired on television for the first time yesterday (21 October) evening.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Auto-Enrolment

This guide will explain what are the auto-enrolment requirements for employers, amongst other things.

Special Reports

Reform must not leave individuals behind

The new pensions landscape is putting the financial services sector on the spot

FTAdviser Blog

Where are Australian Qrops going?

FTAdviser asked Geraint Davies, managing director of Montfort International, for his predictions on the Australian Qrops market.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Passing on your Pension

Pension savings can now be passed on to any nominated individual.

Special Reports

Sipps special report – October 2015

Six months on from the pension freedoms, Sipps could be a winner.

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions freedom: lessons from down under

Advertorial: Can we learn from Australia’s experience and avoid having to do a boomerang on freedoms?

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Annuities| 11:21

Pension transfer delays are unacceptable: Drewberry

One pension specialist has experienced client transfers taking five months

From Your Industry| 10:23

LIVE: Autumn Statement 2015

What George Osborne has in store for you and your clients.

Annuities| 08:27

Predictions for the Autumn Statement

On the basis of the chancellor’s recent track record on pension and tax reform we can probably expect a few surprises.

From Your Industry| Nov 24, 2015

Old Mutual to double adviser support team

UK distribution leader says there has never been a better time to be an IFA.

Sipps & Ssas| Nov 24, 2015

Charles Stanley partners with AJ Bell Investcentre

AJ Bell said its Investcentre platform allows financial advisers to help clients reap the benefits of low-cost online Sipps.

Personal Pensions| Nov 24, 2015

Now: Pensions adds monthly employer service charge

Over the coming months Now: Pensions will be offering a number of services to support small and micro businesses.

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