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FSCS consults on risk-weighted adviser levy

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is considering how it can introduce 'risk' as a...

Are defined benefit transfers worth the risk for advisers?

Are defined benefit transfers worth the risk for advisers? A lot has been written about...

Consumer brands financial services ‘one large mutual back-scratching rip-off’

The Guardian features a letter from a reader which claims Aviva will only let a client access her £20,000 pension pot...

Happy place: Retirement income stress relief through financial planning

Investors have more opportunity to shape their own individual retirement journey than ever before. What was once a transactional process to turn accumulated savings into...

Revealed: The Retirement Planner Awards 2015 shortlist

The shortlist of advice firms in the running for the Retirement Planner 2015 Awards has...

Most workers in the dark over pensions freedom, survey finds

Pensions freedom remains a mystery to more than 60% of UK workers, a survey from consultant Towers Watson has revealed. In a survey...

Suffolk Life abandons merger activity over ‘quality concerns’

Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) specialist Suffolk Life has stepped back from its merger and acquisition growth plan saying the quality of businesses on offer...

Employers of carers given ‘auto-enroment warning’

Up to 100,000 people who employ personal carers or nannies are being warned that they may now be legally liable to...

People who rely on state benefits are ‘living in fear’

Welfare reforms are making people live in "constant fear" of cuts to their state benefits, according to a report. The study by...

Blog: ‘Restrictive and prejudicial’ lifetime allowance must go

Now that we have a clear Conservative majority, albeit a small one, what are the likely implications for the government's pensions policy in the...
 

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Bob Champion: Preparing for a post-coronavirus world starts now

Bob Champion looks at the prospects for life after Covid-19 and asks how financial services can change and evolve to serve clients operating in the 'new normal'. He says 'normal will never be the same but the time to prepare for it is now'.