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Towers Perrin launches new retirement service

Benefits consultancy Towers Perrin is launching an independent retirement education service for employees in a bid to ease the deepening pensions crisis.

Futureplan is paid for by employers and is designed to provide employees with advice on what they must do to ensure their financial expectations are met in retirement.

The move comes as Towers Perrin announces the results of a MORI survey showing that more than 81 per cent of employees would have confidence in an adviser appointed by their employer.

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