Operating profits at Phoenix Group increased to £266m in the first half of the year compared to £186m for the same period in 2013, latest results show.
From April next year DB transfers will be subject to mandatory financial advice. But David Trenner thinks trustees should insist on it immediately.
By combining Budget reforms with existing rules which reward savers who delay taking their State pension, eligible women can boost their payout by up to tens of thousands of pounds over a lifetime.
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Royal London has reported a 45% slump in pre-tax profit in H1, pointing to regulatory charges as a key contributor, while its wrap platform Ascentric saw new business slide 20%.
Product provider Aegon has distanced itself from a view attributed to its head of marketing that advisers have been "disintermediated" and that its future lies in direct relationships with consumers.
The scale of commissions taken by HSBC bank advisers for one-off pension transfer work has been revealed in a judgement delivered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Tom Nall has been appointed to the newly-created role of director of workplace solutions at support services firm SimplyBiz Group.
Four out of five investment advisers are concerned that inappropriate products are being rushed to market to take advantage of changes announced in the Budget, research has found.
The average gap between the best and worst annuity rates is almost 35%, according to analysis of official market figures by Hargreaves Lansdown.
Prudential is planning to move into the platform space as part of a drive to diversify its business, the company has told analysts.
Most of our ideas about retirement need to be… retired, writes Brendan Llewellyn.
Another Keydata adviser has been declared in default by the Financial Services Compensation scheme (FSCS), as it published a new list of 28 advice firms unable to meet claims against them.
Harlequin chairman David Ames is misleading investors into thinking the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) backs a controversial trust he is trying to use to rescue his troubled overseas property scheme - a claim the FSCS denies - information obtained from separate sources suggests.
Annuity provider Partnership has signed an investment management agreement with Rothschild to invest £150m in commercial mortgages as it announced a significant fall in annuity sales.
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