New guidance body should signpost equity release, govt says

The government has shown support for the elderly being signposted to equity release as one of their financial options. Responding to the second report of 2017/19 of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into housing for older people, the government said the new Single Financial Guidance Body should include information on equity […]


Treasury committee chair warns parents could miss out on pensions

Treasury committee chair Nicky Morgan has called on the government to make sure parents are getting their full state pension entitlement through building up national insurance credits. In a letter to pensions secretary Esther McVey, Morgan notes that child benefit registration builds up state pension entitlement by granting national insurance credits. However, there is a […]


Impact investors could find sustainable development goals are a damp squib

Ahead of Good Money Week, new ways to approach sustainable investing are on many people’s radars The Sustainable Development Goals, unveiled by the United Nations in 2015, have become the de facto benchmark for measuring the sustainability and societal impact of investment portfolios. The 17 Global Goals, which aim to transform our world by 2030, […]

Jeremy Corbyn

Labour pledges to keep state pension triple-lock

Jeremy Corbyn says a Labour government will keep the triple-lock on the state pension. In his speech today at the Labour party conference in Liverpool, Corbyn committed to ensure the state pension would rise in line with the highest of earnings, inflation or 2.5 per cent. He also says a Labour government would protect the […]


Guide: what you need to consider for your auto-enrolment project

In this guide, Johnson Fleming reveals what items you need to understand to gauge the impact of auto-enrolment on your business. The guide focuses on: the impact that your auto-enrolment scheme will have on you; assessing your workforce; understanding your staging date; reviewing your current provision; and modelling contribution levels and costs.


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