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Chris Read: Murmuration is what you need

Starlings’ murmurations prove a good model for ‘back to the office’ planning and even more agile business strategy, writes Chris Read.

Curtis Banks acquires Dunstan Thomas and Talbot and Muir

Curtis Banks is to acquire rival self-invested pension provider Talbot and Muir and fintech business Dunstan Thomas in separate multi-million pound deals.

Pensions tax relief reform options ‘too complicated’

The options for overhauling pensions tax relief outlined in the government’s call for evidence earlier this week may still be too complex to be workable, according to pension experts.

Advice is ‘missing link’ in true pension freedom success

Getting the best outcome from pension freedom can only happen with the backing of financial advice, according to an Openwork adviser survey.

Martin Jones: Adviser role crucial when accessing pensions in ill-health

Martin Jones looks at the pension ill-health rules and why independent financial advisers have an important role to play…

HMRC ‘doesn’t understand’ impact of pensions tax relief, say MPs

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) must evaluate the benefits that are provided by pensions tax relief, MPs have said amid concerns the tax office does not understand the impacts.

Michael Ambery: Govt’s Covid-19 response is missed opportunity to revisit auto-enrolment

Michael Ambery argues that AE faces a potential key fork in its journey, with the government missing a prime opportunity with its coronavirus Kick Start Scheme, and employers need to step up instead.

Jessica List: Accessing pension pots during the pandemic

Jessica List looks at client options for accessing pension pots during the pandemic and assesses the potential consequences for savers.

Neil Jones: Piloting your pension to the good life

Following the pension freedoms, many believe that pilot trusts, also known as bypass trusts, are redundant, but that isn’t necessarily so, writes Neil Jones.

Chris Read: Back to the office conjures ‘back to school’ feeling

Chris Read ventured back into the office for the first time after lockdown eased. Here's how he got on...
 

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