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Exclusive: pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving

Pensions minister Guy Opperman has said that the government is still committed to its manifesto pledge to help the self-employed save for retirement, but in the meantime has urged the self-employed to start pension saving.

Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

After Standard Life's consolidator arm 1825 bought out his financial adviser, Steve Webb reveals his concerns about restricted advice and product recommendations.

Three years of freedoms: 'we had 150 days to reinvent pensions'

In this exclusive video, we take a look at how the retirement industry prepared for the start of the pension freedoms on the 6 April 2015.

Tapper: FCA was caught out by contingent charging

Pension playpen founding editor Henry Tapper has said that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been caught out over contingent charging, and that the controversial charging strategy should be banned immediately.

Ex-Partnership chief: I was in the dark about pension freedoms

Former Partnership chief executive Steve Groves has criticised the pension freedoms and revealed that, unlike others, he did not receive any prior warning of what was in the 2014 Budget.

Boutique tapes: if you want to get rich, work for Goldman Sachs

In the first edition of a four-part series, four boutique bosses reveal how they convince top fund managers to join them.

Frenkel Topping chair: why we are going it alone after sale attempt

Frenkel Topping executive chairman Paul Richardson told New Model Adviser® the company did not sell as planned last year because it realised it could grow as a company without the aid of a strategic partner.

Cost, control & clients: why four IFAs got discretionary powers

Asking whether IFAs should obtain discretionary powers could not come at a more topical time, as Mifid II is set to make working on an advisory basis into 'a nightmare' according to some advisers.

'Listen to them': Our panel explains how to engage female clients

To celebrate International Women's Day 2018, we brought together three female advisers to discuss the issues surrounding the gender gap, advice careers for women, and female clients. Click on to watch our first video.

Webb: providers don't know best on pension withdrawal rates

As we look back to examine the pension freedoms, former pensions minister Steve Webb tells us that pension providers don't know best when it comes to judging whether people's retirement decisions are appropriate or not.

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9 Comments Play Exclusive: pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving

Exclusive: pensions minister urges self-employed to start saving

Pensions minister Guy Opperman has said that the government is still committed to its manifesto pledge to help the self-employed save for retirement, but in the meantime has urged the self-employed to start pension saving.

23 Comments Play Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

After Standard Life's consolidator arm 1825 bought out his financial adviser, Steve Webb reveals his concerns about restricted advice and product recommendations.

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1 Comment Adviser profile: Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management

Adviser profile: Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management

Martin Cawley of Devonshire Wealth Management says cashflow modelling still marks new model firms out from the majority of UK advisers.