Pensions minister says extra income from auto-enrolment will offset the cost of paying for the guidance guarantee.
Defaulting on its share of UK debt would result in “dire consequences” for a country that is reliant on international trade, says former PM Gordon Brown.
Financial services PR consultancy to launch public affairs services.
Webb says Government is talking to industry to deal with exit charges undermining pension flexibility.
Booking Westminster Abbey for a morale boosting staff meeting seems fitting for an increasingly powerful taxman.
No wonder some members are asking what’s the point of staying in the trade body.
Recorded meetings are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what actually goes on between the Government, the regulator, and firms.
Adviser disquiet about picking up a substantial part of the cost of the proposed guidance service is understandable.
With the Scottish referendum looming, perhaps certain areas of the pension industry ought to be more advanced by now, in case of a yes vote.
Most savers don’t need the complex and expensive guidance service being proposed by the Government.
Providers may be forced to run group sessions to keep costs down, say experts.
Lib Dem Conference 2013
The party met in Glasgow for their annual conference to flesh out manifesto ideas.
Labour Conference 2013
The Institute of Fiscal Studies predicts changes to pensioner taxation in the next 15 years.
Conservative Party Conference 2013
MPs want firms to argue the case about which decisions governing financial services should be made in the UK.
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Advisers and providers believe the Government’s long-term care guidelines are too broad and don’t do enough to aid self-funders.
Brokers expect to see an autumn upturn in remortgage approvals but urge lenders and borrowers to assess the situation now.
What options are there for older borrowers in light of the Budget changes?
Armed forces personnel using the Forces Help to Buy scheme are prevented from taking up the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee as it violates EU regulations