Scottish Life is making a last call for former members to get in touch if they had an eligible policy at the time of the company’s demutualisation in 2001, as they may be entitled to a payment of £500 for loss of membership
Vertex Financial Services has won a contract with HSBC for several new protection and life investment products. It involves the launch of a new guaranteed income bond and the development of a straight-through-processing service for the provider’s life, investment and protection product ranges. It is an exclusive contract over the next five years and the […]
As the Pensions Regulator starts to bare its teeth and the changes mentioned in the Budget and Queen’s Speech start to come into force, it is essential that you understand your scheme and the processes you need to undertake to ensure it remains compliant. Our second re-enrolment guide looks at how to audit the key areas of your auto-enrolment scheme.
A pension company that invested in storage products with investors’ savings has been ordered into liquidation by the High Court. Kent-based Chartwell Trustee Pension Solutions was the sole trustee of the Pinnacle Pension Scheme. Chartwell amassed in excess of £4.8m of members’ pension funds following an apparent cold-calling telesales operation. Members were told to expect 8 […]
Drawdown investors need solutions focused on downside protection, inflation hedging and managing volatility risk The sector has a job on its hands to ensure the pension freedom reforms so many of us celebrated just a few years ago do not become a landmark we reflect on with regret in decades to come. That is the […]