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Now: Pensions questions integrity of DWP Nest consultation

31 October 2014 11:18 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Danish scheme suggests it entered the UK market on false pretences.

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FCA raises alarm over £4m Sipp transfer scheme

31 October 2014 10:59 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Regulator has “serious concerns” investors’ pensions are at risk.

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Industry calls for extension of pensions 'block transfer' relaxation

31 October 2014 9:30 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Younger savers could ‘suffer’ unless easing continues.

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FCA warns advisers over auto-enrolment commission ban dodge

30 October 2014 3:43 pm | By Tom Selby

Regulator believes some firms are looking to replace commission payments with other forms of remuneration, such as adviser charging.

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Opinion

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Robert Reid: A guidance manifesto

31 October 2014

There is still time to turn around low guidance take-up.

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MM leader: Pension 'freedoms' aren't so free

30 October 2014

The Government is hoping the voting public does not cotton on to the complexity contained within the small print of the Budget

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Billy Burrows: Politicians risk peddling toxic annuity myths

24 October 2014

There are some serious issues involving annuities at the moment and they deserve serious discussion.

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Money Advice Service

MM leader: The MAS and its catalogue of failings

23 October 2014

The Treasury is full of praise for the organisations it has chosen to deliver the guidance guarantee - with one notable omission.

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Nic Cicutti: Time for new adviser tactics after Treasury MAS snub

23 October 2014

Osborne has made things worse with his vague promises of guidance to support the pension reforms next year

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Harry Katz: Pension freedoms aren't all they're cracked up to be

21 October 2014

I am increasingly feeling like the boy in Hans Christian Andersen’s Emperor’s New Clothes.

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Sipps

Man in light

Is Sipp scrutiny shutting out HNW investors?

5 September 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

More restrictive investment choices are frustrating high-net-worth investors, the original audience for Sipps.

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FCA raises alarm over £4m Sipp transfer scheme

31 October 2014 | By Sam Brodbeck

Regulator has “serious concerns” investors’ pensions are at risk.

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Consumer Panel raises concerns over ‘high-risk’ Sipps

16 October 2014 | By Tessa Norman

Panel raises concerns with FCA board over Sipp advice.

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Hornbuckle signs ten-year 'strategic alliance' with FNZ

17 September 2014 | By Tom Selby

Deal will see the firm adopt platform-style capabilities for its pension customers.

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Govt charge cap proposals

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Royal London: Govt has 'grossly underestimated' charge cap costs

19 August 2014 8:52 am | By Natalie Holt, Michael Berry

Chief executive Phil Loney puts true cost of charge cap at £1bn.

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Govt announces retrospective auto-enrol adviser commission ban

27 March 2014 12:24 pm | By Tom Selby

Government is also capping charges on auto-enrolment default funds at 0.75 per cent from April 2015.

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Govt to cap pension charges at 0.75% from April 2015

27 March 2014 11:59 am | By Tom Selby

Pensions minister Steve Webb confirms auto-enrolment charge cap will be in place before the general election.

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Analysis

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Billy Burrows: Axing 'death tax' a real boon for advisers

13 October 2014

When the Chancellor announced the end of the “death tax”, he probably did not realise what a boost he was giving to advisers.

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Danby Bloch: Reasons to be hopeful about auto-enrol opt-outs

6 October 2014

If you are contemplating getting into the auto-enrolment market, you need to get to grips with how it is changing.

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Auto-enrol sleepwalkers are causing alarm

24 September 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Leaving auto-enrolment to the last minute is a risky strategy for small and medium sized firms.

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