Natixis survey: Advisers expect pension pot splurge surge
More than half of advisers expect more people to squander their pensions once the new retirement freedoms come into force, a Natixis Global Asset Management survey shows.
Pension changes to move £77bn to annuity alternatives
The number of people between the ages of 51 and 59 buying annuities could drop by 3.3m because of the pension freedoms announced in the Budget, according to Angele Spiteri Paris, head of CoreData Research UK.
High-end clients are RDR’s big winners: CoreData
Advisers who have left lower-end clients to focus on the high net-worth have been the clear winners post-RDR, CoreData Research has revealed.
Britons have shortest retirement of any major EU country
International study by OECD shows that although we are living longer than ever, French, German, Italian and Dutch workers will enjoy longer retirements.
Prohibitive costs hit execution-only plans
A poll of 1056 advisers by the London-based research consultancy revealed that the equivalent of 2525 were considering adopting an execution-only service.