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Rallying cry: Advisers should lead the decumulation charge

Decumulation is a much-misunderstood word. (Even your spellchecker doesn't understand it!) For too long, the pension industry has been guilty of looking at decumulation as...

Mike Morrison: Govt must empower not stifle pension saving

Sometimes you wonder just where the time went! This year we celebrate 25 years of SIPPs and 20 years of income drawdown. Now, I joined...

Aviva closes three offices after Friends Life merger

Insurer Aviva is closing offices in three British towns and cutting its presence in others, following its acquisition of rival Friends...

Fidelity’s Alan Higham on Ros Altmann’s biggest challenges

New pensions minister Ros Altmann has some serious savings issues to grapple with. Here, Fidelity Worldwide Investment retirement director Alan Higham talks to...

Ageing UK population will increase strain on public spending

The financial cost of Britain's ageing population will require a fresh £20bn wave of spending cuts or tax increases from 2020...

Millions fall foul of ‘scandalous raid’ on pension pots

Pensioners could be paying up to £51bn in tax to the Exchequer by April 2019 and experts fear the situation will...

Pension transfer rules: Everything advisers need to know

PS15/12 was published on the 8 June, two months after the introduction of the pension reforms and the requirement for all those transferring out...

Advisers must not be the pensions freedom ‘fall guys’

The fallout from pension freedom (how I detest that phrase, as if owning a pension fund is something terrible...

Putting it off: Will deferred annuities make a return?

Before Chancellor George Osborne's March 2014 Budget, it could be...

Under threat: Will pure SIPPs last another 25 years?

Self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs), now 25-years-old, were originally a niche product aimed at entrepreneurial investors. But with the growth of platforms and platform SIPPs they...
 

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Carey Pensions case could be appealed: What happens now?

Earlier this week Carey Pensions, which has since rebranded to Options Pensions, won its lengthy legal fight with former client Russell Adams, with Adams’ claims dismissed on all grounds.