Cofunds has claimed the cost of upgrading its platform technology “won’t be anywhere near” the expenses incurred by rival platforms, as it posts a pre-tax profit of £73,000. Aegon agreed to acquire Cofunds last month in a deal worth £140m. Cofunds head of corporate communications Stephen Wynne-Jones says plans to develop the platform are awaiting […]
I have always thought the old-age pension, as it used to be called, was a good idea. The idea was it should provide working people with a bedrock on which to build their lifetime savings. There is, though, clearly a danger in providing a basic pension for all in that it has to be sufficient to […]
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