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RP case studies: Gold investing through SIPPs explained

In the latest RP case study, Dentons' Stephen McPhillips outlines how to invest in investment-grade gold bullion via a SIPP

Lisa Webster: 2020 the year of the pathway

When thinking about the imminent arrival of drawdown investment pathways Lisa Webster says the old adage “square peg and round hole” springs to mind. Here she discusses how advisers will deal with the new requirements

Revealed: All the nominees for the Women in Financial Advice Awards 2020

Retirement Planner is delighted to unveil the 'long list' of the almost 600 individuals nominated across all the categories in the 2020 Women in Financial Advice Awards.

Rory Percival ‘surprised’ over latest FCA consumer harm warning

Ex-Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) man Rory Percival was surprised the hear the regulator's latest claim that cases of consumer harm in the advice process are increasing.

Treasury plans to tackle NHS pension taper woes widely criticised

Potential changes to the tapered annual allowance threshold, which the Treasury could increase from £110,000 to £150,000 to ease pressure on senior NHS doctors, have been criticised amid calls for wider taxation reform.

Gareth James: Will Sajid Javid revisit pensions early access?

Gareth James looks back at the career of Chancellor Sajid Javid and asks if his previous support of early access to pension pots points to future policy...

Greg Kingston: ‘Cost of pension tax relief likely to fall as nation saves more’

Greg Kingston takes a look at the perennial pension tax relief debate and highlights why it pays to read the small print in HMRC documents...

Greg Neilson: What advisers need to know about annuities in later life

Greg Neilson discusses the impact cognitive ageing has on older consumers' ability to engage with financial services and how annuities have a key role to play in later life planning

Retirement advice to focus on drawdown in 2020 – Curtis Banks

Advice in the retirement sector will largely come from the existing drawdown market in 2020, as advisers step away from DB and DC markets, according to a SIPP provider.

Adrian Boulding: Will investment pathways lead more people to advice?

Are FCA-mandated investment pathways set to demystify the 'dark arts' of retirement income or will personalised advice from an actual human win out?

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Pension complaints continue to rise – FOS figures

Complaints to the FOS about DB transfers and SIPPs steadily increased between the second and third quarters of last year, official figures show.