MPs are concerned the cold call ban is unlikely to protect consumers and their pensions from unregulated introducers who do face-to-face marketing. Yesterday the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill, which bans pension cold calls, received Royal Assent and is due to be effective from June. But the work and pensions select committee led by chairman […]
Seven Investment Management has become a pension provider with the launch of a Sipp on its platform. Last year Money Marketing revealed 7IM wanted to strengthen its presence in the retirement market and was is in the early stages of developing a Sipp. The Sipp launched on Monday and allows access to a range of […]
I was lying on a hospital bed being wheeled into surgery (nothing serious, I am pleased to say) as I tried to distract myself listening to the conversation between the anaesthetist and the theatre nurses. The anaesthetist was speaking out loud as she carried out her work: “First, I will inject the antibiotic…” I believe […]
Thanks to the vast quantities of information now available, customers have the ability to make smart choices with speed and agility anytime and anywhere they want. Not only are they in charge and in full control, but they are also moving faster than most brands. Importantly, they do not differentiate between channels and touchpoints. But […]
By Fiona Hanrahan, senior product insight and technical support analyst We’ve received lots of queries on scheme pays and when it can be used. This article explains how it works and the conditions which apply. What is ‘scheme pays’? If an individual exceeds the annual allowance (AA) and an AA tax charge is due, they […]
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