Senior staff at recruitment firm Workchain plead guilty of encouraging 67 workers to opt out of Nest. Sentencing is to follow soon. The staff were found guilty of obtaining unauthorised access to computer data as Professional Pensions reports.
Are advisers who opt for passive funds lazy as some of those experts quoted in this Citywire article suggest. The article caused a bit of a social media kerfuffle which is hardly surprising.
Money Marketing suggests SJP’s segregated mandate changes could see the model come under renewed scrutiny.
Citywire publishes the ranking of 29 platforms by popularity based on a survey of 278 advisers, though the comments section has a few grumbles about methodology.
Radio Four’s Paul Lewis says he would never recommend a restricted adviser.
The trade body for group risk GRiD is calling on the Government to exempt excepted group life policies from IHT to make the cover easier to administer for employers.
FT Adviser editor Emma-Ann Hughes notes that advisers are getting richer while the nation is getting poorer.
A new campaign body Back to 60 is seeking funds for a judicial review of changes to women’s retirement.
Space’s Marilyn Cole asks could our pension dashboard hopes be dashed with advisers excluded and only one version likely to be offered at the new guidance body.
Green funds are struggling to detail their environmental credentials which sounds less than optimal.
AFH has bought Corville Financial Services for £2.9million.
Thinktank the IFS says the retired are more likely to bequeath a greater proportion of their wealth than to use it to live on though this seems mostly to be about property wealth.