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CIDG Launches its Round 2 EIS Raise with HMRC Advanced Assurance

Set up in February 2015 by industry professionals, Compare Investments Dot Guru (CIDG) has formulated a comprehensive strategy to become the only source of impartial and trusted financial product comparisons and reporting in the marketplace today. CIDG already reports on and compares, most of the readily available Alternative Investment products today. Furthermore, it does this […]

Brits only willing to pay 253 for pension advice

On average, those planning to make a withdrawal from their pension pots would be willing to pay just 253 for advice, a survey has shown.

Website Money.co.uk commissioned One Poll to survey 669 over-55 year olds with a pension and found that just one fifth would be willing to pay for it, dropping to just 13 […]

Overseas public sector pension loophole closes

20th AUGUST 2015

As promised in the last Budget, new government regulations are set to come in on the 7th September this year which will allow expats with unfunded public sector pensions to transfer their pots abroad.

Since the pension freedoms came into force on 6 April, changes under the Pensions Schemes Act 2015 have stopped transfers […]

Royal London calls for retirement risk warning improvement

20th August 2015

Retirement risk warnings must be refined to improve consumer decision making and choice when accessing their pension pots, according to Royal London, following new research into what their clients have been doing since the April reforms.

In particular, the provider wants the Financial Conduct Authority to put more importance on initial tax charges when […]