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Sipps & Ssas| 15:42

Sipp liability in balance as Ombudsmen talks continue

Neither side willing to put a deadline on the discussions.

From Mortgages| Aug 25, 2016

Lloyds boss predicts ‘rapid’ equity release growth

Intermediary managing director hints at attractiveness of market for larger lenders.

Pensions| 11:47

FCA must broaden scope of Retirement Outcome Review: LLA

Later Life Academy accuses FCA’s of not facing contemporary issues.

From Investments| 11:05

‘Perfect storm’ for annuities could mean drawdown as default

Falling gilt yields pushing investors away from guaranteed income.

From Your Industry| 09:04

James Hay Partnership profits up amid rate cut warning

Assets under administration at James Hay Partnership are up 16 per cent, from £17.5bn to £20.3bn.

Annuities| 08:47

Phoenix plans further acquisitions

Group chief executive says regulatory scrutiny will present more opportunities to buy back books.

Pensions| 08:18

Retirees flood into cash post-pension freedoms

Citizens Advice survey finds cash, not Lamborghinis, is the most popular ‘investment’ post-pension freedoms.

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 flexi-access drawdown

Pension freedoms introduced by former chancellor George Osborne were expected to produce greater innovation in retirement income products.

Special Reports

With pension freedoms comes responsibility

Introducing our Special Report on ‘retirement income’

FTAdviser Blog

Why the odds are stacked against Lisa

Reports of the death of the Lifetime Isa are greatly exaggerated. Aren’t they?

Adviser Guides

Guide to care fees annuities

The financial options for families who must pay for long term care are limited.

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

Harlequin set to topple Sipp providers

This chain of events has the potential to send shockwaves through the sector.

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

Sipps – April 2016

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

FTAdviser Blog

Popularity of equity release will continue

Post-pensions freedoms, equity release is an increasingly important part of retirement planning.

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From Your Industry| Aug 24, 2016

Three in five people ‘unprepared’ for care costs

Most people have not factored cost of care into retirement plan, finds Citizens Advice.

From Investments| Aug 24, 2016

Octopus unveils pension-style VCT

New offering comes at an “inflection point” for the industry, says Octopus managing director.

Sipps & Ssas| Aug 24, 2016

Dentons defends Sipp providers’ stance on ‘interest turn’

Regulator has made it clear that interest rate trail should be disclosed, says Sipp provider.

Pensions| Aug 23, 2016

Ban on defined benefit transfers would be ‘unfair’

Head of retirement planning at Towry says some people have valid reasons for making a defined benefit transfer.

Sipps & Ssas| Aug 23, 2016

Sipp providers told to stop pocketing interest

Transparency issues are increasingly important with the FCA’s capital adequacy rules coming into force on 1 September.

Personal Pensions| Aug 23, 2016

JRP merger continues ‘in line with expectations’

In these volatile times, newly merged retirement income provider “wanted to reassure the market ahead of our results.”

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