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Understanding the live issues

Pension advisers in the North will once again have the opportunity to hear from the experts on the future of the industry at this year’s Money Marketing Live conference and exhibition.

Taking place at the G-Mex in Manchester on Tuesday, September 27, the event will include seminars dedicated to A-Day and other pension issues and an exhibition of leading providers and services.

An industry panel debate will be a keynote feature of the conference and will identify what impact pension simplification will have on the intermediary’s role. Panellists will include Tom McPhail, head of research at Hargreaves Lansdown; Graham Duckett, pension specialist at Millfield Partnership; Stewart Ritchie, pension development director at Scottish Equitable and Steve Bee, head of pension strategy at Scottish Life.

Professional Briefing managing director and Money Marketing technical columnist Keith Popplewell will give a guide on how advisers can benefit themselves and their clients by understanding the implications of imminent changes in the pension world.

In the Money Marketing Pensions Arena, key figures from leading pension companies will give presentations. Speakers will include Mike Morrison, pensions strategy manager at Winterthur Life, who will take a look at the opportunities after A-Day and Richard Mattison, business development director at Pension Associates Limited.

Neil Marsh, managing director of Hornbuckle Mitchell will discuss Sipp and SSAS strategies, focusing on commercial property purchase before implementation of the new rules and the ability to buy residential property within pensions after April 2006.

With training sessions and workshops, Money Marketing Live will feature more than 50 key industry speakers in total and over 100 exhibitors from across financial services.

To find out more about the Money Marketing Pensions arena and how you could win a vintage MG sports car sponsored byThe One account, please visit www.moneymarketinglive.co.uk or phone 020 7943 8048.

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