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Pensions minister Steve Webb has put annuity reform at the top of his wish list should he remain in post after the election.
Almost three quarters of advisers want to be included on a Money Advice Service (MAS) directory for firms prepared to give retirement advice to those who have received free pensions 'guidance' under a government scheme, research suggests.
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HSBC is to review historical pension transfer cases to see if it is earning trail income for ongoing advice it is not delivering.
Sales at annuity provider Partnership were down more than 70% over the past three months of trading, the firm has said.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) expects a significant increase in the number of sanctions it hands out for auto-enrolment non-compliance as small employers hit their staging dates.
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The predicted drawdown explosion post-April 2016 is an “excellent opportunity” for advisers, writes David Hughes, but can it be done without administration overload?
An eight day turnaround for pension transfers should become the industry standard, the TISA Exchange (TeX) organisation has said.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has written to the Money Advice Service (MAS) and The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) to suggest they change their names to better reflect the services they offer.
The Money Advice Service (MAS) should drop the word ‘advice' from its title as it is "confusing" for the public, according to a director at an advisory firm.
Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, has hit back at claims the government is pushing through its wide-ranging pension reforms "in a big rush" ahead of next year's general election.
An adviser who stole more than £200,000 from a client's pension has now been ordered to pay it back, plus interest, as well as serve three years in prison.
The financial services industry will be subject to a new wave of criticism and claims unless reputational safeguards are put in place ahead of the delivery of free retirement ‘guidance' from next April, according to Friends Life chief financial officer (CFO) Tim Tookey.
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