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Employers could be forced to pay for DB transfer advice

24 November 2014 11:23 am | By Samuel Dale

New rules could act as disincentive for employers encouraging employees to transfer out of DB.

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Labour eyes drawdown charge cap

24 November 2014 11:21 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Pensions experts have branded the idea “virtually impossible” to implement.

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Labour wants £1bn FCA forex fines to go to NHS

24 November 2014 10:21 am | By Samuel Dale

Earlier this month the FCA made its largest ever fines totalling £1.1bn for forex manipulation.

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Why have internal annuity sales not fallen since the Budget?

21 November 2014 4:50 pm | By Tom Selby

The ABI says while external annuity sales have fallen as a result of the Budget, internal annuity sales remain at similar levels.

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Spin, half-truths and omissions: David Cameron talks pensions

19 November 2014 | By Samuel Dale

The Prime Minister has written for on pensions today.

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Alan Higham: The dishonest pension tax relief debate

17 November 2014

Pension tax relief is an unfair stealth tax and those advocating cuts are being dishonest.

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How the Treasury is hiding its true public spending on pensioners

4 November 2014 | By Samuel Dale

The Institute of Fiscal Studies says Osborne’s breakdown of tax transparency statements is not helpful.

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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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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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Providers face huge financial hit from pensions guidance

31 March 2014 10:40 am | By Tessa Norman

Providers may be forced to run group sessions to keep costs down, say experts. 

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Brokers attack 'back of an envelope' Labour mansion tax plans

31 October 2014 | By Devraj Ray

Brokers have slammed the Labour Party after it revealed its proposed mansion tax last week.


Is it time for major reform to how we tax property?

23 October 2014 | By Samuel Dale

Political parties are considering big reforms of stamp duty and wealth taxes.

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Why did the Scottish No campaign not talk about mortgage uncertainty?

18 September 2014 | By Devraj Ray

Brokers argue that the uncertainty around a currency split and mortgage lending should have been a main feature of the No campaign

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Lack of direction: Govt's guidance on long-term care advice falls short

11 July 2014 | By Steve Tolley

Advisers and providers believe the Government’s long-term care guidelines are too broad and don’t do enough to aid self-funders.

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