The latest government-backed code of conduct on enhanced transfer value exercises includes a pledge that employers must pay for independent financial advice for all affected members. Is this a golden opportunity for advisers?
When the pensions minister says he has grave concerns about a relatively common practice in occupational pensions, something has to be done about it. Since becoming the coalition's pensions minister,...
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The recent sell off in the bond market and growing liquidity issues have forced bond investors to use similar hedging techniques, undermining their effectiveness and causing concerns about how much downside protection funds really have.
West Midlands Police have launched a fraud investigation into a Birmingham financier over his role in sale and rent back agreements.
Employers need to do more to inform employees unaware of auto-enrolment Scottish Widows research shows.
Naomi Osinnowo asks what needs to be done to get people to engage with retirement planning.
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An estimated £2.75bn
Outflows from UK equity funds gathered pace in August, with £2.6bn of assets being pulled from the market area over the course of the month, according to Morningstar’s latest fund flows report.
Why writing to MPs won't fix the FSCS levy - but writing to the Treasury Select Committee just might
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