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Regulator consults on widening SIPP ‘standard assets’ list

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on widening the definition of 'standard assets' for...
Gary Dale

Pensions freedom: Accessible advice an ‘absolute necessity’

The government’s pensions freedom reforms which came into effect on April 6 were championed as the biggest changes to happen to the pensions industry...

‘Potentially devastating’: Pound cost ravaging in decumulation

The freedom to manage your own income throughout retirement, as those over 55 can now do, comes with welcome flexibility but also massive challenges. One...

Tom McPhail: Govt must clean up pension tax mess and scrap LTA

The lifetime allowance “has outlived its usefulness” and should be scrapped as part of a...
Rewriting the rules on retirement planning

Take my advice: Keep death benefits nomination as simple as possible

Over the last two months, the James Hay technical support unit has been inundated with inquiries on the thorny issue of nominating beneficiaries. Now nominations...

Pension reforms spark ‘mass dash for cash’

Thousands of people have cashed in their pension savings since the last set of pension reforms came into force in April,...

Expat pensioners losing out as ‘DWP thinks they’re dead’

The Department for Work and Pensioners (DWP) controversial "life certificates" policy is unfairly depriving pensioners of their rightful benefits, the Telegraph...

FCA unveils three step process to deal with insistent clients

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a paper clarifying its stance on how advisers...

Further pension change unlikely due to ‘limited political oxygen’

Ros Altmann could struggle to make her mark as pensions minister as ‘political oxygen' for...

Pension and divorce: Early advice essential after freedom reforms

When new age traveller turned millionaire businessman Dale Vince got divorced 20 years ago he thought it was the end of the matter. However, a...
 

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