- Retirement Strategy
AMPS chairman Andrew Roberts says between pensions liberation, changing capital adequacy rules and new requirements for investment projections, Sipp providers have a lot on their plates.
The issue of whether existing drawdown clients taking maximum income should automatically be moved to the new higher rate is dividing pension providers. Alastair Black of Standard Life and Fiona Tait of Scottish give opposite sides of the argument.
Flexible drawdown can offer interesting possibilities for financial planning for those clients who qualify, says Skandia’s Adrian Walker
A blueprint to make consultancy charging work under auto-enrolment.
The changes to drawdown income rules should see some people become entitled to substantial increases, says Andrew Roberts of Barnett Waddingham.
Saga director general Dr Ros Altmann says the FSA needs to look at the risks that annuity purchasers are unwittingly taking on.
Advisers should be looking for the best income option for their clients, not just the best price