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On pension planning and the capacity to bear losses

23 June 2017

The nature of pension planning has clearly changed as active working people today are building up smaller pensions. As a result people, are now more often confronted with the outlook of having insufficient income for all their intended future expenses.

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Separation of pension wealth important as divorce age hits all-time high

23 June 2017

Agreeing a fair separation of pension wealth is more important than ever as the average age for divorce reaches its highest ever number for men and women.

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FTSE100 pension deficit up by £10bn

23 June 2017

Pension deficit levels increased during 2016 to almost £25bn, according to Barnett Waddingham's annual survey of FTSE100 pension disclosures.

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FCA proposes changes to advice on pension transfers

23 June 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published new proposals on advice relating to pension transfers where consumers have safeguarded benefits – primarily for transfers from defined benefit to defined contribution pension schemes.

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AMNT preliminary survey results: what are we seeing?

16 June 2017

Each year, The Association of Member Nominated Trustees conducts a survey of the views of its members.

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New pensions minister after cabinet reshuffle

15 June 2017

Pensions minister Richard Harrington is moving to a new position in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as part of the post-election cabinet reshuffle.

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PLSA appoints new DB policy lead

15 June 2017

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has appointment Caroline Escott as Defined Benefit and Investment Policy Lead.

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