Trade body says customers of retirement products should be asked the same questions and aware of the same risks.
Pension minister Steve Webb and other MPs grilled Corporate Adviser editor John Greenwood over the new pension flexibilities in a combative session before the Pensions Scheme Bill Committee this afternoon. http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=16182
Advisers should beware of providers trying to dodge the charge cap on default pension funds by opening new schemes
£8m settlement secures member benefits.
The Treasury is full of praise for the organisations it has chosen to deliver the guidance guarantee - with one notable omission.
Osborne has made things worse with his vague promises of guidance to support the pension reforms next year
I am increasingly feeling like the boy in Hans Christian Andersen’s Emperor’s New Clothes.
Next April will bring significant change to the whole of retirement planning.
The deafening silence from the so-called experts at the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the potential for over-55s to use their pensions to avoid tax raises some big questions about the organisation.
Regulation 14ZB of the Taxation of Pensions Bill could unhinge Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget retirement revolution.
More restrictive investment choices are frustrating high-net-worth investors, the original audience for Sipps.
Panel raises concerns with FCA board over Sipp advice.
Deal will see the firm adopt platform-style capabilities for its pension customers.
AJ Bell client services director Eddie McGuire has left the firm following a restructure of the business.
Govt charge cap proposals
Chief executive Phil Loney puts true cost of charge cap at £1bn.
Government is also capping charges on auto-enrolment default funds at 0.75 per cent from April 2015.
Pensions minister Steve Webb confirms auto-enrolment charge cap will be in place before the general election.
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When the Chancellor announced the end of the “death tax”, he probably did not realise what a boost he was giving to advisers.
If you are contemplating getting into the auto-enrolment market, you need to get to grips with how it is changing.
Leaving auto-enrolment to the last minute is a risky strategy for small and medium sized firms.