Having the freedom to access pension funds has led to a shift in purchasing behaviour, with many people remaining in drawdown when they would have previously chosen an guaranteed income for life (GIfL) provided by annuity. However, how many truly understand that by remaining invested they also continue to assume all of the risks, particularly […]
Nottingham Building Society is the second business to offer a cash Lifetime Isa, despite uncertainty around the government’s commitment to the product. A Treasury select committee report in July proposed getting rid of the Lifetime Isa altogether. The committee said its inquiry received “strong criticism” of the Lifetime Isa over its complexity, its “perverse incentives” […]
Consolidator AFH has secured its largest acquisition this year as it continues to rapidly expand its advice business. The deal is the 11th since January and will see AFH secure three client banks, having acquired the portfolios of HTH Group and its subsidiaries, Thomas Heald and Thomas Heald Solutions. As part of the deal 26 […]
Intrinsic has added Post Office for Intermediaries to its panel alongside the lender’s announcement of the launch of two new mortgage propositions. The first, Post Office Family Link, gives would-be borrowers the option of raising a 10 per cent deposit against a close relative’s unencumbered property. The second, Post Office Retirement Link, allows retired customers […]
The continuing fall-out from the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) review, the rise of the private GP and digital engagement will be the primary focuses in the private healthcare industry during 2015, according to Iain Laws, managing director, healthcare and group risk, at Jelf Employee Benefits.
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