Pensions, savings and investments

Pensions Dashboard prototype due in March 2017

The Treasury has announced the first prototype of the Pensions Dashboard will be ready by March 2017.

Lifetime ISA details confirmed in Savings Bill

The government has published its Savings Bill covering the details and bonuses of the Lifetime ISA.

ISA investments at record high

£80 billion was subscribed to ISA accounts during the 2015/16 tax year, according to figures released by HMRC.

Firms missing staging date

Are you complying with your auto-enrolment duties? Many firms are completing applications after their staging date has passed.

Parent’s financial habits key influence on children

Do your financial habits shape the way that your children deal with money? 25% of people admit to following the same financial behaviours as their parents.

New state pension – will you qualify?

Do you qualify for the new state pension? The government has agreed to write to those who do not have enough years of national insurance contributions to qualify for the new system.

Companies spend more on pension contributions for older workers

Running a business? Companies are spending £42 billion more a year on defined benefit pension scheme contributions for the oldest third of pension scheme members.

Lifetime ISA savers could face higher charges

Looking to use the Lifetime ISA? Savers could be faced with higher charges, reducing the value of their pots by 13%.

1.4 million businesses still set to start auto-enrolment

Is auto-enrolment proving a challenge for your businesses? Around 1.4 million businesses are still due to begin the process between now and 2018.

Pensioners losing 10% of retirement savings through charges

Pensioners could be losing up to 10% of their pension pot due to charges levied by providers.

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