The Retirement Strategy data pages are designed to offer a wide ranging view of the current annuity rates being offered from providers including impaired, flexible and asset-backed annuity options. The pages also put current rates into historical context, offer the latest annuity best-buy tables and give a general overview of the type of products each provider currently offers.
Ahead of this week’s general election, Conservative Shadow housing minister Grant Shapps outlines his vision for the sector should the Tories gain power.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has repeated what the Labour press office claimed was a “slip of the tongue” by suggesting that higher-rate pension tax relief will be restricted for incomes over £100,000. Brown first indicated a change to the stated Labour party policy on restricting higher-rate pension tax relief during the final leaders’ debate last […]
The Industry Soapbox
F&C Asset Management says the Thames River Capital brand will remain if its acquisition of the firm goes ahead. The deal, which is worth up to £53.6m, should be completed by the end of the third quarter if it is approved by shareholders. F&C will acquire an economic interest in the management and performance fee […]
By Chris Taylor, head of Japanese Equities, Neptune Abe, having reinforced his political position domestically, will most likely hold off any further major policy enactments until after president Trump has settled into the White House and enacted some of his own. Then a relaunch of the Three Arrows programme is likely, or Abenomics 2.0, including […]
- Top trends
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up
Latest from Money Marketing
MPs have scrutinised Barclays over plans to attach its final salary pension scheme to the investment banking arm. Work and pensions committee chairman Frank Field has written to The Pensions Regulator chief executive Lesley Titcomb about 280,000 savers that would be affected by the move. The bank offered employees a final salary scheme until 2012 […]
I frequently get emails from my podcast listeners about how to become an adviser. I find it encouraging they are inspired by my evangelicalism about what we do and are considering joining our ranks. But when I start to reply to them, I find my heart sinking a little, because it is bloody hard to […]
The chair of the influential Treasury committee has criticised the Government’s failure to publish a paper on the future of financial services after Brexit as sending “all the wrong signals”. The Government had previously promised to publish “sector impact assessments”, which have been repeatedly delayed. Indeed, in November last year, Brexit minister David Davis admitted […]