Seventy per cent of companies have no exit strategy for their defined benefit pension scheme despite the fact 88 per cent of UK firms operating a closed scheme continue to be significantly concerned by the drain on their finances, according to research from Aon Consulting.
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This year’s Money Marketing Live in Manchester will once again feature an arena dedicated to general insurance and protection products.
Norwich Union is set to open its fund of fund range to Isa and Pep investors next month, marking the firm’s first step into the Isa Fof sector. NU’s three Fof portfolios, which are run by IMS, are currently only available through its portfolio life bond and pension wrappers but will be added to its […]
Once again, we are going to enter a period of uncertainty while regulators decide whether or not wholesale misselling has taken place. What has changed since1997 to make a review necessary now? What will be the focus of this review and what questions will the regulator seek answers for? Our PI underwriters will once again […]
Artemis European Opportunities Fund manager Mark Page is questioned about the merits of investing in Spanish supermarket group, Dia. Dia is a 7,000-store Spanish discount supermarket chain. But with cheaper food prices coming on to the market and an improving Spanish economy, journalist Alexis Xydias questions Mark about its inclusion in the Artemis European Opportunities […]
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Scotland has introduced a new set of income tax bands, but pensions experts warn that the changes could cause issues with pension tax relief calculations. In the Scottish Budget today, the Government announced a new starter rate of 19p and then a 21p rate for those earning over £24,000. The higher rate of tax is […]