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Pensions| 13:38

Full pensions dashboard should go live next year, says Origo

Firm says it is ready to provide the back end technology, but ID security remains a big challenge.

Sipps & Ssas| 13:52

Intrinsic must pay client who put too much in Sipp

Intrinsic adviser failed to take into account pension contributions of £9,750 he had paid in the tax year 2011 to 2012.

From Regulation| 13:23

FCA focus and pensions minister freedom: the week in news

More on the property fund saga and post-Brexit concerns also feature in our Friday round-up.

Personal Pensions| 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.

Pensions| 10:49

Interest rate cuts could push DB deficit to £1trn

Post-Brexit loosening of monetary policy would mean more bad news for underfunded DB schemes.

Pensions| 08:23

PPF grows surplus despite rocky year for DB sector

Lifeboat fund increases surplus despite year of poor investment returns and increased claims.

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 workplace pensions

Low margins, low levels of engagement: how can advisers persuade employers and employees of the value of great advice on workplace pensions?

Special Reports

With pension freedoms comes responsibility

Introducing our Special Report on ‘retirement income’

FTAdviser Blog

Pensions freedom is boon and burden

Never more need, never more pressure: why pensions freedom is a boon and a burden for advisers.

Adviser Guides

Guide to A-Day 10 years on

The world of pensions was meant to have been simplified. The opposite has happened.

Special Reports

Hybrids and blends on the road to pension freedoms

The pensions landscape is starting to take shape and a combination of products seems key to making it work

FTAdviser Blog

Pension freedom burden prompted us to sell

Meon Valley sold to The Harwood Wealth Group after a long process of due diligence.

Adviser Guides

Guide to the Budget 2016

Great support for young people but the Chancellor missed the opportunity to help the UK’s elderly population.

Special Reports

Sipps – April 2016

Money Management’s biannual survey is here. Read on for more on the state of the Sipp market.

FTAdviser Blog

Trustee responsibilities post pension freedoms

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

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Pensions| 08:15

Old Mutual calls for independent pensions legislator

An independent pensions legislator would keep short-term politics out pensions policy, says provider.

Pensions| Jul 21, 2016

Less is more, industry tells new financial ministers

Less is more in terms of what the financial services sector wants from the new chancellor, secretary of state for work and pensions and minister...

From Regulation| Jul 21, 2016

Practitioner panel calls for pensions focus from FCA

Firms across the industry feel they have to provide too much information to the consumer, a survey has found.

Pensions| Jul 21, 2016

AE pushes pension scheme members 50% higher

Almost 5 million more people are members of a workplace pension thanks to the introduction of auto-enrolment, DWP reveals.

Pensions| Jul 21, 2016

FSCS warns of more Sipp advice claims to come

A recent spike in claims relating to advice on non-standard investments in Sipps is set to continue.

Personal Pensions| 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.

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