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Income Drawdown: Considering Income Drawdown? Do you know the risks?

Considering Income Drawdown? Do you know the risks?Following reforms announced earlier this year new figures have shown that pensioners are piling into Income Drawdown contracts. At the same time the average amount being transferred to Income Drawdown has shrunk, leading to fears that pensioners could be ...

Retirement: Planning to raid your pension to invest in buy to let? 6 reasons why you should think again

6 reasons why people who plan to raid their pension to invest in buy to let should think again New research has discovered that an astonishing number of people plan to raid their pension pot and invest in buy to let property. From April next year ...

The Global Outlook – November 2014

Guest Blog Seven Investment Management 150pxIn our regular feature Seven Investment Management (7IM) look forward and assess what the month ahead might hold for the world's largest economies. Whether you are invested in the UK or ...

Guest Blog: 6 Things You Should Know About The HR Side of Pension Auto-Enrolment

Guest Blog - Liz StramaIn her first Guest Blog for Investment Sense, Liz Strama, owner of HR Protected, looks at some of the HR issues Auto Enrolment throws up and which employers might have overlooked. The process of pension Auto Enrolment is very specific, as an employer you ...

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Does David Cameron understand his own pension reforms?

Does David Cameron understand his own pension reformsPensions are complex at the best of times and you could be forgiven for getting confused from time to time. Indeed, one of the reasons many people are ‘turned-off’ by pensions is due to their complexity. But, you would ...

Retirement: Diabetics set to miss out thousands of pounds in retirement

Diabetics set to miss out thousands of pounds in retirementAhead of World Diabetes Day, on 14th November, new research has shown that UK diabetics are potentially missing out on thousands of pounds of income during their retirement. The research by MGM Advantage, has highlighted the plight ...

SIPPs: Curtis Banks buys Pointon York

SIPPs: Curtis Banks buys Pointon York In the latest of a series of takeovers, Bristol based Curtis Banks has bought the Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) business of Pointon York. The deal will see Curtis Banks keep the Market Harborough offices of Pointon York open and take ...

Automatic Enrolment: Act now, it’s the law! Regulator clamps down on non-compliance

Don't Get Penalized Red 3D Words Fee Punishment Foul Rule BreakiIf your business is due to comply with the Automatic Enrolment regulations during the next few months, news that the regulator has started to issue fines will certainly make your ears prick up. The Pensions Regulator ...