Tag Archives | 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 people in retirement, but a Freedom of Information (FoI) request made by the Sunday Times has revealed anything but. The Sunday Times asked how many […]

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What next for Auto-enrolment?

Seven million workers have said yes to Auto-enrolment, but what happens now? Automatic enrolment has reached a new landmark, but does success so far mean an easier path from 2017, or are there new challenges in store? When automatic enrolment (AE) into workplace pensions started in October 2012, there were some doubts about how successful […]

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2017 will be the last Spring Budget, so read this.

The Treasury has announced the date of the 2017 Budget. Shortly before Christmas the Treasury announced that the 2017 Spring Budget will be on Wednesday 8 March. In November 2016 Mr Hammond announced he would be moving the main budget announcements to the autumn, something that we have not seen since Ken Clarke was Chancellor […]

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