Given all the turmoil in politics, I want to look at Brexit this week. Parliament is so engrossed in this ongoing drama that other policy issues are being pushed aside. The prime minister’s Chequers cabinet awayday produced a framework on which negotiations with the EU might be based, with proposals that would acknowledge the needs […]
It is time to adapt and evolve to survive and prosper Once upon a time, you used to be able to save your spare cash into a savings account that would pay you an interest rate above inflation, giving you a real return on your cash. Sounds like a fairytale, doesn’t it? Those days, as […]
MP recommendations to encourage greater saving, including an overhaul of pension tax relief, have been backed by advisers and pension providers. The report suggests the government should consider scrapping the pensions lifetime allowance and replacing it with a lower annual allowance. It says government should give “serious consideration” not just to a flat rate of […]
Adviser network Online Partnership Limited has been ordered to compensate a former client who was advised to invest a large portion of his self-invested personal pension into two unregulated collective investments. The Financial Ombudsman Service has upheld a complaint from Mr D that was made in response to unsuitable investment advice that he felt did […]
This guide from Johnson Fleming, entitled ‘Choosing an auto-enrolment provider’, will take you through some key questions you need to ask and what information you want to be finding out in response to these.
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