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March 30, 2018
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One In Eight Will Retire With No Pension In 2018

One in eight people will retire this year with no pension provision and many will be totally reliant on the state pension. According to research from […]
March 29, 2018
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Cold Calling Ban Won’t Stop Scams, Pension Advisory Service Warns

The government’s cold-calling ban won’t stop pension scams, the chief executive of the Pension Advisory Service (Tpas) warns. Speaking at Dentons Pensions annual event in London, […]
March 29, 2018
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Businessman Preyed On Cash-Strapped Pension Holders By Promising To Release Their Savings Early

A businessman who promised to help cash-strapped pension holders to release their retirement funds early spent their savings on gambling, holidays and sports cars. Anthony Locke, […]
March 27, 2018
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Equitable Life Victims To Receive Compensation After Campaign Spanning Two Decades

Victims of one of Britain’s biggest financial scandals are set to receive hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation. In its heyday, Equitable Life had 1.5m […]
March 8, 2018
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SIPP Provider Demands Fees For ‘Worthless’ Assets

Self-invested personal pension (Sipp) provider Berkeley Burke has written to clients demanding they pay a fee on assets valued to be worthless by lawyers. In February, […]
March 8, 2018
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Discretionary Fund Manager Declared Insolvent After FCA Action

A discretionary fund manager has been declared insolvent after a move by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA said it took this action against Beaufort […]
March 7, 2018
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Retirees At Greater Risk Of Mis-Selling Following Pension Freedom Reforms

Retirees are at a greater risk of being mis-sold investments thanks to the government’s pension freedom reforms, experts say. Concerns were first raised in 2015, with […]
March 5, 2018
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UK Government Responds To Pension Scams

The UK government has responded to the Department for Work and Pensions’ Select Committee’s report on Britain’s pension scam crisis. The report outlined plans to ban […]
March 2, 2018
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How Pension Freedom Reforms Have Increased The Number Of Mis-Sold Agricultural Products

We often hear from people who have been encouraged to invest in agricultural products such as land and machinery. With some financial advisors promising high returns […]