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What are The Main Benefits of a SIPP Investment?

A self-invested personal pension (SIPP) is one of the most popular long term investment options when preparing for retirement. They are very similar to standard personal pension plans, except they offer a lot more hands-on experience for those taking one out.

October 28, 2016
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Business Elite MD of the Year 2016

LV= is a modern and leading financial mutual which is focused on doing the right thing for the people that buy their range of insurance, investments and retirement products. In an interview, Richard Rowney, Managing Director of Life and Pensions at LV=, lifts the lid on how the company’s client-centric approach has underpinned their success.

June 03, 2016
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Pension Savers Could Lose up to £58,500 in tax Relief due to Annual Allowance Minefield

Alliance Trust Savings warns that pension savings could miss out on substantial tax relief due to confusion around the new annual allowance taper rules which come into force this month.

April 21, 2016
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Defaqto Launches 'The case for hybrid'

Defaqto, a provider of independent financial products and fund information and ratings, today published its latest case study ’The case for hybrid‘ which examines the role of hybrid solutions in planning for retirement.

March 08, 2016
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UK Government one step Closer to Introducing new State Pension

In response to the introduction of the new State Pension in April 2016, the government will continue to price protect the Guaranteed Minimum Pension of public sector workers.

March 01, 2016
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PMI and OPDU Collaborate to Promote Good Governance in Pension Schemes

The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and The Occupational Pensions Defence Union (OPDU) today announced an alliance to promote good governance in UK pension schemes.

February 26, 2016
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FCA Encourages Firms to do more to Support Ageing Population

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today published a discussion paper encouraging firms to do more to support the UK’s ageing population and ensure that consumers can access the financial products and services they need at every stage during their life.

February 22, 2016
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New CEO of PMI Announced

The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) announced the appointment of Gareth Tancred as its new Chief Executive Officer, to replace Vince Linnane who last year announced his intention to leave after 32 years’ service with the PMI.

February 18, 2016
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UK Government Takes aim at Pension Freedom Barriers

People looking to access their pension pot under the new pension freedoms will benefit from easier transfers and more information.

February 10, 2016
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Excessive Charges for Accessing a Pension pot Early will End

The Chancellor George Osborne today announced an end to prohibitive charges faced by people looking to access their pension pot as he outlined proposals to place a duty on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to cap excessive early exit charges for those eligible to access the pension freedoms.

January 19, 2016
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Banks Offer Improved Deal on Mortgages for Armed Forces Personnel

Armed Forces personnel posted overseas will be able to rent out their homes without facing higher mortgage costs or having to change their mortgage the UK Government said today.

January 15, 2016
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FCA Reveals New Retirement Income Market Data

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published Retirement Income Market Data for the period between July to September 2015.

January 07, 2016
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Women and Pensions 2016 Survey Launched in UK

Every 3 years, the Pensions Advisory Service carries out research on the impact of changes within the world of pension saving and the effects these changes have on women as pension savers.

January 06, 2016
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Slocum Implementing New Risk Analytics Platform

“Dynamic pension environment calls for expanded analytics,” says Slocum as it signs up with RiskFirst’s PFaroe

December 09, 2015
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New Global Report Finds Advantage with Funded Pension Schemes

Research explores adequacy and sustainability of pension systems in aging emerging markets

November 20, 2015
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Corporate Pension Funded Status Improves by $25bn in October

Robust investment gains during October help counteract an otherwise disappointing third quarter; pension assets are up only 1.74% for the year.

November 17, 2015
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