Three categories added to personal portfolio bonds
Personal portfolio bonds (PPB) may become more attractive to investors as new regulations will allow additional property categories to be held within them.
Gallery 15 Dec 17
Top five chargeable queries of 2017
One of the most common topics prompting advisers to reach out to life companies for support was around chargeable events. With a myriad of changes in recent years, it is little wonder that the already complicated topic has many UK advisers scratching their heads. Canada Life has put together a list of the five most common chargeable event queries advisers asked in 2017.
Advising British Steel pension transfers too risky, says SJP
Continuing to provide defined benefit pension transfer advice to members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) could put St James’s Place “outside its risk appetite”, the firm said.
SJP stops British Steel pension transfers amid industry scam concerns
The chair of the UK’s Work and Pensions Select Committee has described the British Steel Pension Scheme as a “honeypot for scammers”, as St James’s Place confirms it has stopped accepting transfer requests from scheme members in an unrelated move.