With the general election now weeks away, Money Marketing looks at the key election pledges impacting advisers and their clients.
The Conservatives want to extend the remit of Pension Wise to cover all working people.
Over half of advisers plan to vote Conservative next month.
UK’s tax regime, low state pension and sophisticated market mean annuities remain attractive.
This Budget could be interpreted by the proactive and positive among us as one for advisers, platforms and asset managers.
With the general election campaign now in full swing, our domestic market is displaying the sort of nervousness that might be expected when the final outcome is so uncertain.
Politicians will bang the drum about looking after “hard working families”, but don’t diligent savers also count as hard working?
IHT is the third component of a financial Holy Trinity considered so crucial to Tory election hopes.
For the second year running, the Chancellor targeted savers in his Budget.
Providers are running scared of guidance and Pension Wise cannot tell people what they want to hear.
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“Fine words” on housebuilding have yet to win over a sceptical industry ahead of this summer’s general election.
Brokers have slammed the Labour Party after it revealed its proposed mansion tax last week.
Political parties are considering big reforms of stamp duty and wealth taxes.
Brokers argue that the uncertainty around a currency split and mortgage lending should have been a main feature of the No campaign