Pensions

Black to the future

As headlines decry an apparent epidemic of obesity, binge-drinking and incapacity benefit junkies, corporate advisers have an ever-expanding choice of health and wellbeing benefits to sell to clients worried about their workers'...

Visible benefit

With eye tests costing around £20 and recommended once every two years, selling optical cover can seem a bit of a non-starter. But the introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter And Corporate Homicide...

Protection money

With global markets in turmoil, nervous investors are increasingly looking to capital protected funds as a safe haven. But many advisers remain unconvinced the products provide the answer to investor concerns.Capital protected...

Track the IFA process online

The new Retirement Planner tool allows advisers to compare outcomes for different products, wrappers, ages and investment horizons, as well as allowing growth and income strategies to be compared. The life office...

HSA launches Facebook service

Facebook users can install the HSA Personal Planner onto their computer desktop. Then, by inputting their health or lifestyle commitments - such as osteopath or gym appointment - a graphic character called...

Good advice alone will not get the

Before 1988, employers could make joining the company pension scheme a condition of employment.Given the importance of a private pension to top-up state benefits, we need to understand what influences the behaviour...

Exemption is not enough

But it’s worth taking a moment to think about the many employers in the UK who already offer a good quality staff pension and the factors motivating them to do so. For...

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