Pensions Savings Investments

Company share scheme saving increases

More than 1.4 million employees saved an average of £122.94 a month in 2014 by taking part in company share schemes, according to ifs ProShare.

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Regulator plans 7-day cash ISA switching

Switching cash ISAs will become easier and quicker under plans announced by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Unclear drawdown charges costing pensioners

The price disparity between income drawdown products under the pension freedoms could amount to £3,000 over a decade, according to research by Which?.

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Dividend tax credits replaced by new allowance

Dividend tax credits will be replaced with a new £5,000 tax-free allowance from April 2016, the Chancellor George Osborne announced during his summer Budget statement.

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Standard annuity rate hits 2015 high

The standard annuity rate has increased 5.6% since the 12 May 2015, research by My Pension Expert has found.

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Future retirees predict lower standard of living

Future retirees aged 45 to 55 expect to retire on around a fifth less than people retiring in 2015, according to research by Prudential.

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Pension freedoms prove popular

Around 60,000 people have taken part of their pension as cash in the 10 weeks since the government's pension freedoms were introduced, the Chancellor George Osborne has announced.

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Lost pensions triple over decade

The number of savers looking for lost pension pots has tripled over the last 10 years, research by LV= has revealed.

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