View more on these topics



Osborne expects death charge on pension funds to be cut

Chancellor George Osborne is expecting the 55 per cent death charge for money in pension funds to be cut following his Budget overhaul. In his Budget the Treasury said it will would consult on cutting the 55 per cent recovery charge on pension funds when a member dies. It is only applicable on post 75 […]


TD Direct takes aim at Fidelity and Axa with further price cut

Direct to consumer platform TD Direct has tweaked its pricing structure for the second time this year, undercutting rivals Fidelity and Axa. The platform has 0.05 per cent from its pricing structure, with a charge of 0.3 per cent on assets under £250,000 and 0.2 per cent on assets over £250,000. The move undercuts Fidelity and […]


Platform Focus: Cofunds

Cofunds remains the UK’s largest fund platform, offering its services to both advisers and institutions. Cofunds’ multiple business channels ensure that its sales and AUA growth often far outstrips its competitors. Those advisers seeking the scale comfort blanket will feel reassured by the chunky £64bn AUA (as at 31st December 2013) and an AKG rating […]

Value for money in DC pensions

The Pension Policy Institute (PPI)’s recent report “Value for money in DC pensions” tries to identify factors by which people can assess whether their pension offers fair value for money (VFM). Fiona Tait provides an overview of the findings. Positive Outcomes It is extremely hard to assess VFM in a pension. Press activity naturally focuses […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers. Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm