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Why politicians should hit the brake on pensions freedom

Risk factors: Pensions freedom is not all good news

Pensions freedom places great responsibility on individuals, many of whom will be less than familiar with the retirement income landscape. There is a lot...
One careful owner: Will the annuity sale plan work?

Bright idea: Webb’s annuity sale plan has its doubters

Steve Webb is the longest serving pensions minister in the history of the position and has overhauled many policies during his tenure. And while pensions...
Changing tack: Bradbury Hamilton's new direction

Opportunities abound: Sheriar Bradbury predicts pensions freedom business boost

City-based IFA firm Bradbury Hamilton is braced for a busy few months as pensions freedom begins from 6 April. Speaking to Retirement Planner, managing director...
Out with the old, in with the new...

Osborne has made pensions ‘sexy’ but will legacy IT spoil the party?

The Chancellor's 2014 Budget was the catalyst for a seemingly never ending series of headlines on pensions tax usually reserved for, well, less staid...

Mike Morrison: It’s time for a rethink on DB transfer advice

I recently did five roadshows around the country with the AJ Bell Investcentre team, covering a number of issues from the new pension freedom...
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Pensions freedom: Reasons to be careful

Pensions freedom, while giving welcome increased flexibility for consumers to access their savings and offering greater opportunity for advisers to engage and offer advice,...

Osborne cuts lifetime allowance to £1m

The amount people can save into a pension throughout their lives free of tax has been cut to £1m. George Osborne made the announcement during...

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