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        Voting remains close on UFPLS v income drawdown in PA Online Debate

        Retirement Planner | 18 Dec 2014 | 11:49

        At the beginning of day four voting remains close in the PA Online debate as to whether clients will choose uncrystallised funds pension lump sum (UFPLS) or income drawdown.

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        FCA Annuity Thematic Review identifies failings in customer communications

        Annuity providers need to make significant improvements to the quality of their written and telephone communications if customer outcomes are to be improved, according to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Thematic Review.

        Retirement Planner | 11 Dec 2014 | 08:21
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        PA Debate starts Monday: Will your clients choose UFPLS or income drawdown?

        Will your clients choose uncrystallised funds pension lump sum (UFPLS) or income drawdown from April 2015?

        Retirement Planner | 10 Dec 2014 | 15:41

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