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Retirement: ‘Death tax’ on pensions to be cut

‘Death tax’ on pensions to be cutIn a surprise move, the Chancellor George Osborne, has announced a major overhaul in the tax treatment of pension death benefits. The announcement is the missing piece of the jigsaw following the dramatic changes announced in the Budget and the ...

Savings: 5 accounts to get your cash working harder

5 accounts to get your cash working harderSavers have waited for over five years for interest rates to rise and there is no sign that they will start to move during the next few months. So we’ve scoured our best buy tables and come up with ...

About to be auto enrolled into a pension? 6 reasons you shouldn’t opt out

About to be auto enrolled into a pension? 6 reasons you shouldn’t opt outIf you work for a small business, which doesn’t already offer you a pension, it’s likely you will be automatically enrolled into a workplace pension over the next year or so. Automatic Enrolment ...

Savings: Fed up of low interest rates? 5 alternative options for your cash

Fed up of low interest rates? 5 alternative options for your cashDespite the recent changes to Cash ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) and relatively low inflation, there are signs some savers are losing patience as they wait for interest rates to rise. The Bank of England has ...

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Protection: Only 25% of families are covered if the worst happens

Only 25% of families are protected if the worst happensThe number of parents who have adequate protection should they die or become seriously ill is falling to dangerously low levels. Parents with dependent children have a number of options to ensure their family can cope financially ...

Automatic Enrolment: Regulator warns small businesses

Automatic Enrolment: Regulator warns small businessesThe Pensions Regulator has warned that hundreds of thousands of small business do not know their Automatic Enrolment Staging Date and risk failing to comply with the new rules. Over the next few years all businesses will have to enrol their ...

Why keeping your employees financial healthy is good for your business

Why keeping your employees financial healthy is good for your businessNew research has shown a close link between the financial health of employees, productivity and ultimately business profits. The research, conducted by Barclays across 100 employers and 2,000 members of staff, produced some surprising results, which ...

Annuities: Sales drop as fewer people shop around for the best rate

Annuity Sales drop as fewer people shop around for the best rateNew research has shown a huge drop in the number of Annuities being bought since the changes to pensions were announced in the Budget earlier this year. Amongst an array of sometimes confusing statistics, the ...