If the charge cap fits, wear itFT AdviserIn a new report, sponsored by Standard Life (and written by a former Aegon UK employee, Rachel Vahey) the institute claimed that other factors have a much greater bearing on the outcome of a pension fund performance. The report, called Value for money ...
Spectator.co.uk (blog)Money digest: today's need-to-know financial newsSpectator.co.uk (blog)According to a study by Close Brothers Asset Management, Britain's pension pots are nearing a record high as savers benefit from a resurgent stockmarket. The average fund has grown by 136 per cent since 2002, with ... With the UK economy lacking ...
CompaniesOfcom review a welcome delivery for Royal Mail sharesFinancial TimesRoyal Mail was the biggest riser on the FTSE 100 shortly after the opening bell on Wednesday, its shares jumping 2.5 per cent to 533p, after the UK's communications regulator delivered its verdict on Britain's postal market. Here FT's ... Consumer ...and more »
Telegraph.co.ukWe helped my dad buy his retirement home - now he can't move without paying extra stamp dutyTelegraph.co.ukRegulation also makes it harder for them to get a mortgage, meaning many end up trapped in homes because of lack of funds to downsize. Even porting mortgages can be difficult for older people, with many turned away by risk-averse banks who impose ...and more »
Maldon and Burnham StandardWoman working as clairvoyant fraudulently claimed nearly £27000 in benefitsMaldon and Burnham StandardGordon Collins, of the Fraud and Error Service at the Department for Work and Pensions said: “I can confirm that DWP have recently successfully prosecuted Amanda Barrymore for failing to declare that she was working as a clairvoyant. ... “I cannot ...and more »