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Auto-enrolment

Pensions are for the self-employed too!

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) wants to increase pension savings among self-employed workers. Since it was launched seven years ago, pension automatic enrolment has been a great success

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Financial planning

More people are working past 65

Did you plan on retiring at 65? According to the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics, the trend of rising employment is not limited only to working-age people.

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Pension

Pension transfers may have peaked

Transfers out of private sector final salaries boomed in 2017 but have slowed since. There was a dramatic increase in the value of number of transfers out of defined benefit

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Pension

Has the government mis-sold pensions?

Most pensioners are not receiving the full flat-rate pension promised by the government.   The new state pension, which launched 6th April 2016 was supposed to provide certainty of income for

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