With equity release forecast to enjoy yet another year-on-year growth spurt in 2019, Alice Watson considers the role advisers have to play in turning that into a reality
Equity release in the UK is running strong. Last year saw the seventh consecutive year of growth for the sector with a record £3.94bn of property value taken out nationwide, according to Equity Release...
Once-in-a-lifetime out, necessities in
£3.4bn released last year
And mortgage lending
To communicate equity release's wider opportunities and benefits, writes Chris Flowers, providers and advisers need to think about how best to engage not only its usual target audience but also their families
Standard Life Aberdeen's financial advice business 1825 has made changes to its leadership team that will see joint-leaders take charge of its financial planning and advice teams.
Entered administration in February
Occupational pensions schemes will be required to direct savers to take guidance on pension withdrawals under new provisions to boost engagement.
40% increase year-on-year