Prudential is to demerge its UK and European business M&G Prudential, resulting in two separately listed companies. After the merger, shareholders will hold interests in both Prudential and M&G Prudential. The division of the group will see Prudential focus outside the UK on the US and Asian markets. Prudential also announced today the sale of […]
The number of IFAs who will consider drawdown for clients with pots of under £50,000 continues to grow, according to Cicero Group’s annual adviser study. This year the research finds over three-quarters or 78 per cent of advisers would consider drawdown for those with pots under £50,000, higher than the 69 per cent in 2015. Similarly […]
Michael Klimes examines what advisers think the FCA should focus on in its policy paper on defined benefit transfers
It has never been more important to encourage saving. But advisers know only too well how challenging the complexities of the UK savings and pensions landscape make it for people. Any trends towards simplification would be welcome, but unfortunately recent developments have moved in the opposite direction. Take Isas, for example. Their simplicity has always […]
These days, with comparison sites and price competition, it can be hard to see what sets some policies apart. By recommending cover that offers more than a financial payout, you could be giving your clients more than they expect. We know it’s important to do things differently. That’s why all our protection plans available through […]
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