Blogs

  • Divorce - mind the pensions gap

    28/10/2019

    My son once declared “I’m never getting married!”  He went on to elaborate “If you were told that you had slightly better than a 1 in two chance of your parachute opening…

  • What does the pension contribution change mean for me?

    05/04/2019

    Find out more about: automatic enrolment, incentives to save, keeping track of your pensions.

    ‘Automatic enrolment’ into workplace pensions was introduced in 2012 as a revolutionary way of helping people to save more for their retirement without having to lift a finger. So far, it has lived up to expectations and more than 9 million of us have automatically started putting little bits of our salary into a pension scheme each month.

  • Guest Blog: The Dormant Assets Scheme: re-uniting customers with lost money

    04/04/2019

    Since 2011 the Dormant Assets Scheme has distributed £600 million from unused bank and building society accounts to benefit the most vulnerable people in society.

  • Risks and Benefits of Pensions Dashboards

    21/03/2019

    Pensions dashboards

    A great deal has been written about Pensions Dashboards since DWP published their feasibility study in December last year. Much of this coverage has focussed on perceived risks that could be created and on the multiple dashboards model proposed by the department

  • Managing longevity & investment risk in an uncertain world

    18/02/2019

    Issues currently facing the pensions and savings industry

    There's only one overarching risk in pensions: not having enough money to meet your needs later in life. Underneath that, there are several uncertainties, like how much money you will need, how…

  • Pensions Dashboards: Three final steps to guarantee their successful future

    06/02/2019

    Pensions dashboards

    A remarkable level of consensus has emerged around pensions dashboards, with industry, Government and consumer groups all in agreement about the value of giving people easy access to information…