As more individuals choose to work beyond the state pension age, Andy James weighs up the options for those approaching retirement.
There is a medium risk of an interim levy on life and pensions advisers from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) due to the volume of claims against self invested personal pension (SIPP) providers, it has said.
The Pensions Ombudsman has announced delays to its decision on upwards of 84 complaints related to suspected liberation fraud, claiming it is "not yet in a position to publish" conclusions.
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking examples of occasions the industry suspects it may have applied its rules after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.
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).
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.
Professional Adviser has dug out advisers' responses to the government's consultation on retirement 'guidance'. What did your peers suggest?
Former director of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) Maggie Craig has been appointed as the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) interim head of savings, investments and distribution.
The cost of investing through self-invested personal pension (SIPP) wrappers will increase after new capital adequacy rules come into force, a provider has warned.
All UK commercial property should be classed as a non-standard asset in a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) due to the uncertainty that exists around transfers, according to Suffolk Life.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has added UK commercial property as a 'standard asset' eligible to be held within self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs), as it confirmed operators will have to hold a minimum of £20,000 under finalised capital adequacy rules.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) used its formal powers to ensure employers comply with their automatic enrolment duties on 23 separate occasions up to the end of June this year.
The guidance guarantee, if delivered as planned, will do little more than deter people from “doing stupid things” with their pension pots – it will not help them plan for their retirement, according to LEBC.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) said it expects the number of advisory businesses declared in default as a result of its investigations into self-invested personal pension (SIPP) advice to rise above the current four.
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Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers "must feel very nervous" today, according to a law firm, after the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) made a "game changer" of a decision against Berkeley Burke SIPP Administration.
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