Pandemic fuels 'all-or-nothing retirement plans'

"Those clients who were previously reluctant to retire because of economic uncertainties caused by Covid now seem to feel much more empowered to make decisions about their future.

“Prior to February we certainly saw demand significantly slow down, as clients that would have previously chosen to retire early were reluctant to do so. The return of demand seems to fall in line with the vaccination rollout and the over 50s feeling like life can finally return to some form of normality.”

Ruth Gillbe is a freelance reporter for FTAdviser