The pension reforms offer a great opportunity for financial advisers to attract new clients and grow their business. As product providers look to sell new propositions and unscrupulous firms solicit consumers to put their money in esoteric investments, the general opinion is that the new rules have brought to the forefront the need for advice. […]
According to a business associate of mine (and someone considering his own retirement options) “the sands have shifted since the pensions freedoms were announced”. Now they are here, he believes most rational people will work out the cash option is not that attractive considering the tax implications and the problem of where to reinvest it. […]
There are some big changes happening under the surface in the platform market at the moment. With all of the excitement around the pension reforms currently it is easy to forget about the shifts in platform technology that are either in progress or on the horizon. And it is even easier to overlook the impact […]
The Scottish National Party has warned that while it backs pension freedoms, it plans to identify and target “hidden” and “unfair” charges. In its election manifesto, published earlier today, the SNP says it backs the principle of giving pensioners more freedom over how to spend their retirement pot. However, the party warns: “We must ensure adequate […]
The Living Wage Foundation has announced that Johnson Fleming was accredited as a Living Wage employer earlier this month.
- Top trends
- Top trends
- How much are advisers charging for pension transfers?
- Advisers question SimplyBiz membership amid rising costs and declining offerings
- Nick Bamford: Re-platforming problems exposing the dinosaurs
- IFS director: Inheritance increasingly determines wealth in UK
- FCA and CII announce new exam to ‘reassess’ Level 4 qualifications
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up