Nearly half of pensioners puzzled by pension freedoms

25th January 2018
The positive effect of financial advice should be available to all. Increasing the uptake of advice needs to be a government priority. A midlife MOT to assess an individual’s retirement provision, at a stage in life when they have time to take action, could be the solution.... Read More

How savers pay the price

23rd January 2018
While Carillion employees and sub contractors are left reeling in the aftermath of the company’s collapse it is also innocent savers who will also be taking a hit.... Read More

SIPP Miss Selling Continues.

23rd January 2018
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme plans to up the amount it levies from the industry for the fourth year in a row as self-invested personal pension claims continue to mount.... Read More


Auto enrolment and increase of pension contributions from April 2018

18th January 2018
Minimum contributions are set to increase for employers this April...see how you are affected.... Read More


The importance of good Pension Scheme Governance

17th January 2018
As Defined Contribution Pension schemes have grown in number, size and importance, (having overtaken the number of workers saving in traditional Defined Benefit Schemes) the level of governance and management oversight required is increasingly becoming more important.... Read More


2017 Auto-enrolment review – key points

15th January 2018
As part of the Government’s 2017 Auto-Enrolment (AE) review - the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published its thinking on workplace pension reforms.... Read More