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DB transfer information requests on the rise as pensions freedom beds in – research

Bosses are already dealing with increased numbers of inquiries from staff about transferring their defined benefit (DB) pension to a defined contribution (DC) savings...

Phoenix Life links with Just Retirement for simplified advice

Life fund consolidator Phoenix Life has widened its partnership with Just Retirement to allow clients...

Room for improvement: Brendan Llewellyn’s take on the Pension Wise website

The Pension Wise website - www.pensionwise.co.uk - asks for feedback, so here's mine. It's not very good, not very good in so many ways. 1 Apart...

FCA’s Rory Percival confirmed as RP Forum keynote speaker

FCA technical specialist Rory Percival has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the Retirement Planner Forum and Awards on 17 June. Percival, a technical...

Intelligent Pensions launches DB transfer advice service

Intelligent Pensions has launched a DB transfer advice service for financial advisers looking to assist clients who want to exit defined benefit pension schemes. The...

Pensions Ombudsman clears providers over suspicious scheme transfers

Two pension providers who approved transfers worth more than £50,000 to a suspicious pension scheme have been cleared of wrongdoing by the Pensions Ombudsman...

Protecting clients from pension fraudsters

Pension scams have been around for some time, but the new pension freedoms that came into force on 6 April potentially make the over...

General election 2015: What parties’ pension tax plans mean for your clients

Political parties' plans for pensions tax after the general election are set to hit the highest earners the most,...

Was this the day that showed the power of financial advice?

Oh to have been a fly on a wall in an advisory office on 6 April - a...

Advisers share their ‘best buy’ investments for retirement

Financial advisers pick their best buys for a worthwhile income in retirement Under the new pension freedoms that began earlier this month, anyone over 55 can take control of their savings and manage it how they want. Related: New pension rules: the most commonly asked questions Related: Is the pensions guidance worth taking.

 

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