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Sipps & Ssas| 14:30

Talbot and Muir launch free Ssas review for advisers clients

Initial consultation will be conducted remotely, but if required, a face-to-face consultation may be available.

From Your Industry| 12:09

Provider is in ‘final stages’ of simplified proposition

Technology firm nearing completion of proposition likely to be adopted by providers and advisers.

Personal Pensions| 12:09

Hargreaves halts advisory work for pension transfers

Firm sees advice requests more than double since pension freedom implementation.

From Mortgages| 10:47

Data reveal one third expect to be in debt in retirement

In many cases those people are entirely able to service their debts, but just need lenders to take a flexible approach, data shows.

Pensions| Jul 24, 2015

Is the UK ready for auto-escalation?

Analysts have suggested adopting auto-escalation of pensions in order to deal with low contribution levels. But is the UK ready for another change...

From Your Industry| Jul 24, 2015

Ombudsmen in the spotlight: This week in news

Our weekly round-up also looks at ‘robo-advice’, third way retirement products and reaction to Martin Wheatley’s departure.

Personal Pensions| Jul 24, 2015

Alleged £19m pension liberators wound up

Of the total sum £13.4m was invested in storage pods, investigation finds.

Analysis & Opinion
A silk purse for pensioners

Personal Pensions| Jul 22, 2015

A silk purse for pensioners

Let us not squander the possibility of introducing an element of incentive into pensions saving

The far worse change is the tapering of the annual allowance

Personal Pensions| Jul 22, 2015 |

Beginning of the end for pensions tax relief?

The government is looking at axing pension tax relief, which would save Treasury £34bn a year

Tony HazellonPersonal Pensions| Jul 22, 2015

Let pensions be simplified – but not to extinction

Tony Hazell airs his thoughts on industry matters

Personal Pensions| Jul 15, 2015

Members of Rops come a cropper

Thanks to deficient legislative changes to accommodate the pension freedoms, many people with overseas pensions risk being hit by fees.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Summer Budget 2015

During his speech the chancellor repeatedly said “we are a nation that spends too much and has too much debt”.

Special Reports

Pensions and Tax - July 2015

George Osborne warns he is ‘open to further radical change’ of pensions and taxes.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Target Date funds

In the last few months alone two providers have launched target date funds.

Special Reports

Pension freedoms teething trouble

George Osborne to consult on pension freedoms process after many of those trying to access their funds find they are facing exit penalties.

FTAdviser Blog

Government needed to get guidance right first

Advisers are having to deal with calls from their clients who simply do not want to hear what is the best course of action.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Buy-to-let and Pension Freedoms

Doors to investing in property have been flung open again.

Special Reports

Post-Freedom Retirement Planning - May 2015

All you need to know about the retirement freedoms

FTAdviser Blog

Osborne’s second pensions shake-up should be grasped

There could be something to gain for advisers from the latest mooted shake-up of the pensions industry invited in the Budget.

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Personal Pensions| Jul 24, 2015

F&TRC updates comparison tool for SME auto-enrolment

Service available free for Personal Finance Society members.

Personal Pensions| Jul 23, 2015

More than 925,000 have used Pension Wise to date

Old Mutual Wealth says Treasury data echoes the firm’s own research.

Personal Pensions| Jul 23, 2015

Professional body struggles to meet pension training demand

“Never ending” need for updates to qualifications required to keep pace with regulatory and legislative change.

Sipps & Ssas| Jul 23, 2015

Mattioli Woods plans to triple turnover to £90m

Leicestershire-based wealth management company thinks new Sipp capital rules will lead to consolidation

Sipps & Ssas| Jul 23, 2015

Ombudsman rules Sipp is blameless for £40k loss

IFA should be taking responsibility if their investment advice is established to be inappropriate, ombudsman says.

From Your Industry| Jul 22, 2015

Inheritance under threat with Britons lacking plans: Zurich

Just 18 per cent said leaving an inheritance is an important factor to consider when planning financially for retirement.

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