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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 08:39 'I was strapped to the wing of a plane flying at 130mph' Flying at 130mph and 500ft above ground strapped to the wing of an aeroplane may sound like the actions of a movie stunt man.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:19 'Concern' about Money Advice Service guidance role The inclusion of The Money Advice Service as a key player in delivering the pensions guidance guarantee has been criticised by the chairman of an influential group of MPs.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:41 Expert warns pensions freedoms could be 'misselling charter' A pensions expert has warned the Budget reforms could amount to "nothing more than a misselling charter".
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:19 Tougher pension rules hailed 'landmark moment' for consumers The Treasury's announcement on tougher rules for transferring defined benefit pension schemes into QROPS has been hailed as "a landmark moment for consumers and the industry".
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 09:44 £530m to be 'wasted' in inheritance tax As much as £530 million is set to be 'wasted' in inheritance tax this year by individuals not placing life protection policies under trust, research has suggested.
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More than half of over 55s want the pensions guidance pledged by the Government to provide them with detailed advice and understanding on all of their options, a poll suggests.
The amount spent by the under fire Money Advice Service on staff rose by nearly £5m to £12.1m in 2013-14.
Proposals to provide the Government's guidance guarantee by giving vouchers to retirees has been called into question by an industry expert.
'Sharks and bandits' are lurking, waiting to take advantage of the new flexibility in pensions, delegates were told this afternoon.
The Bank of England has kept its Bank Rate at 0.5%, it announced today.
The FCA lost £29.3m in its first year, its annual report shows, due mainly to pension costs inherited from the FSA.
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