Tag Archives: Guidance Framework

Money in auto-enrolment? – the jury’s out!

This morning and regularly over the next few weeks, I will be speaking at Money Marketing Auto-Enrolment invitational events around Britain. These are the slides that I will  be using   Advisers and auto enrolment from Henry Tapper It’s odd … Continue reading

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Independence just got that little bit more valuable.

Standard Life have announced that they are setting up a salesforce offering restricted advice . Apparently it demonstrates the insurer’s commitment to the advisory sector. I suspect it is a recognition that the experiment providing mass market independent advice is all but … Continue reading

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Safe, stable, regular and for life

I had lunch with Mr Sipp yesterday. Mr Sipp is John Moret and he has done more to pioneer the new pension freedoms than anyone else. I think the dodgy curry and glass of house white I bought him scant … Continue reading

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The NHS may hold the keys to Guidance

  I’m indebted to KPMG research for this excellent piece of research. If you didn’t click the link, here is the text of an article entitled “Can patients get the information they need”. Patients need information that is often very … Continue reading

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10 things we’d see in Monday’s Guidance Guarantee!

  Tomorrow (Monday 21st July), the Government will announce how it intends to deliver the guidance guaranteed to those reaching state pension age. We want an independent process that helps people  take decisions rather than telling people what to do. We can’t … Continue reading

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A great way to deliver the Guidance Guarantee (for the right employer)

Josh Collins   In recent weeks, I’ve been taking the temperature of the pension trustees of large employers and found that enthusiasm for providing guidance to employees at retirement is limited. This is understandable. Do trustees want to become surrogate … Continue reading

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Can we deliver the Guidance Guarantee?

We are all worried about the Guidance Guarantee, the content of what will be delivered and the quality of the delivery. We worry for a variety of reasons but mostly we worry that people will not get what they expected … Continue reading

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Leadership needed to deliver the Budget’s pension promises

I’m off this morning to meet the FCA, hear about the detail on the Budget’s proposals on the New Annuity Guidance Framework and have a chance to deliver my tuppence worth on what should happen. This week my mind has … Continue reading

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