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Chris Read: Business lessons from Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables can offer us a few lessons in managing our businesses through a pandemic, writes Chris Read

Stephen McPhillips: Is Benjamin Franklin still on the money?

Stephen McPhillips bases his latest RP article on Benjamin Franklin's famous "death and taxes" phrase. But is he still on the money?

James Hay sells SSAS book to Westbridge

James Hay has sold its closed book of small self-administered schemes (SSAS) to Westbridge SSAS for an undisclosed sum.

George Stainton: Pension transfers and overseas clients

George Stainton examines the complex factors that affect pension transfers, especially for clients looking to move abroad

Steve Webb: Why DWP is paying out £3bn to women after state pension errors

The DWP is paying almost £3bn to 200,000 women who did not receive the proper state pension they were due. Ex-pensions minister Steve Webb explains how he helped bring the issue to light

Adrian Boulding: Tech is real hero in pension charge disclosure story

Technology can now revolutionise charges disclosure - revealing both heroes and villains at the click of a mouse, writes Adrian Boulding

Kay Ingram: Sunak’s LTA freeze creates ‘bizarre disincentive’

Rishi Sunak sent a confusing message to savers when he froze the LTA in the Budget. If investment success could be rewarded with a tax bill it creates a bizarre disincentive, writes Kay Ingram

LTA freeze: Rishi Sunak sends ‘wrong message’ to pension savers

Rishi Sunak’s decision to freeze the lifetime allowance (LTA) for pension contributions has been widely criticised by pensions experts who say the move sends the “wrong message” to savers.

Spring Budget 2021: Ten key takeaways for advisers

From extending the stamp duty holiday, revisiting DC investments to cancelling alcohol duties. Here are 10 key takeaways from the Spring Budget 2021

Spring Budget 2021: Sunak freezes lifetime allowance

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has frozen the lifetime allowance (LTA) for pension contributions at just over £1m for the remainder of this Parliament.
 

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