The government has decided to scrap its plans to create a market for secondary annuities.
In a statement released this afternoon explaining the U-turn, the government said: "It has become clear that creating the conditions to allow a competitive market to emerge could not be balanced with sufficient...
Royal assent soon
Only one in ten opt for an annuity
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will ban the charging of flat fees on auto-enrolment (AE) pots valued at or below £100 and launch work on how to standardise cost and charges reporting.
Third highest monthly figure since 1993
'Cannot normalise this level of loss'
There is no shortage of IFA firms looking to sell up, writes Daniel Baade. However, the big question is how to finance the acquisition of IFA or wealth management firms...
Supported over Christmas
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