Wells Street Journal: The award, the Webb and the wardrobe

Not long ago Royal London director of policy Steve Webb held the high office of minister of state for pensions. One of the perks afforded high ranking officials is the ability to leave events early without tutting from the audience. Indeed, Webb would often make a speech and then immediately dash for the exit. However […]


Tory MP calls for salary sacrifice cap in radical savings overhaul

A Conservative MP has called for a £10,000 restriction on salary sacrifice and a new 30 per cent flat rate of pension tax relief to deliver £10bn in annual savings for the Government. Work and pensions committee member Craig Mackinlay proposed the reforms ahead of Chancellor George Osborne’s own plans for tax relief, due to […]

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Hargreaves head of equities exits as London office shuts

Richard Hunter and Keith Bowman have left Hargreaves Lansdown after the firm shut its London office. Hunter, who was head of equities at the firm, and Bowman, who was equity analyst, were both regular commentators in the media. The move to shut the London office comes as Hargreaves has decided to centralise its public relations […]


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