Curtis Banks votes for polling day IPO

Chancellor George Osborne
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Pensions provider defies election uncertainty with listing on Aim

Increased demand for DB transfers

Members of final salary pension schemes tempted to cash them in

Businessman holding large British pound in bank line
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Fears over final salary pension transfers

Cashing in defined benefits savings can be a costly mistake

Study backs Labour on pension deficits

Industry and unions call for new pension commission

Sector figures warn against political changes to retirement pots

Mansion tax story. Properties on Burrad Rd NW6 which will fall into the mansion tax bracket in a few years. 22/4/15
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IFS attacks parties’ pension proposals

Think-tank says tax avoidance figures are ‘plucked from thin air’

BlackRock enters UK drawdown market

US group responds to new freedoms

Annuity rates fall to record lows

Average standard pension income at its lowest level

ATGFEP House money box

Why pension freedoms won’t trigger a property boom

Pension cash isn’t set to flood the property market

Taxation of pension withdrawals simplified

HMRC speeds up process of reclaiming overpaid tax

Paying off debt a priority in first week of pension freedoms

Providers report heavy call volumes

Reliefs aimed at older savers take effect

Zero rate of savings tax and marriage allowance new for 2015-16

Chart that tells a story — pensions and earnings

Pensions lost ground when they were delinked from earnings

Providers urge caution on cashing pensions

New flexibility sparks record call volumes in ‘watershed’ week

UK’s public servants promised too much

Pension costs are not properly recognised, writes John Ralfe

Pension freedom drives surge of interest

UK providers report ‘substantially higher volume of calls’ from savers

Free pensions guidance service underused

Bookings for impartial service not at capacity

Warning over flexible drawdown rule quirk

Investors risk hefty fines

TPAS poised for pension guidance rush

‘Guiders’ are waiting for your call

Alan Higham: For pension reforms

The chance of a better life


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