The Government likes change, apparently. That is probably because they are not the ones that have to deliver it. This week Money Marketing reveals the next pensions evolution being eyed up by the Government. So far we have had pension freedoms themselves, the spin- off changes to taxation of death benefits, and the planned creation of the […]
When I joined the New Model Business Academy in January, one of the first things I did was ask all members to complete our training needs analysis survey so I could ascertain what the most important areas of focus were for them. Gaining a better understanding of the priorities of more than 16,000 financial services […]
Sales at Just Retirement plunged by nearly a fifth (18 per cent) in the first three months of the year, quarterly results published today show. Total sales – including bulk and traditional annuities, drawdown and equity release – fell from £276.1m to £226.7m year-on-year. Defined benefit de-risking deals fell 54 per cent, to £43m, while […]
Neil Woodford has admitted it is difficult to assure staff and clients that a fund is sustainable beyond one individual in a discussion about star manager culture. His former employer Invesco Perpetual saw £5bn in outflows in the year following his departure in 2014. He now runs the Woodford Equity Income fund and the Woodford […]
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has unveiled a new communications campaign to raise awareness of the new State Pension that will be launched next year.
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