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Pensions – Savers are in favour of income drawdown
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Pensions – Savers are in favour of income drawdown

By Darren Laverty, Sales and Marketing Director at Foster Denovo It seems that the trend for opting for income drawdown policies for those aged over 55 has increased since the onset of the pensions freedom in April of this year – according to the Association of [..]


Oracle Revamps Financial Education Programme
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Oracle Revamps Financial Education Programme

The technology firm opted to revamp its financial education programme and introduce pensions advice to counteract the challenges surrounding the ageing workforce. To highlight the importance of the programme, which is provided by Secondsight, Oracle introduced a [..]


Summer Budget 2015
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Summer Budget 2015

By Darren Laverty, Sales and Marketing Director at Foster Denovo The Budget almost feels like a small ‘thank you’ to those who voted for the Conservatives in the General Election. A not insignificant pay rise for lower paid workers who could be £89 per [..]


Pension reforms and the potential increase in demand for workplace financial education
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Pension reforms and the potential increase in demand for workplace financial education

By Darren Laverty, Sales and Marketing Director at Foster Denovo Since the pension changes came in to effect on the 6th April 2015, there has been much speculation of how much money consumers will be taking from their pension pots. Whilst many will see access [..]


Benefits in focus – critical illness
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Benefits in focus – critical illness

Mark Bingham discusses the importance of looking at all aspects of group risk and how savings in one area could fund another benefit, such as critical illness cover. Mark also discusses the importance of communication and why employers should be helping their [..]


The financial education role in staff engagement
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The financial education role in staff engagement

A financial education programme can be key to engaging employees. According to the Secondsight Whitepaper, published in October 2014, 73% of employees felt more positive about their employer when they received the benefit. A growing number of organisations are [..]


Tips for engaging staff with financial education
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Tips for engaging staff with financial education

Financial education is integral to employees’ understanding of the importance of saving and managing their money. However, 52% of employers do not provide financial education, according to a study of 1,013 workers by employee benefits adviser [..]


Employers benefit by offering financial education
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Employers benefit by offering financial education

Speaking at our Annual HR Masterclass on Wednesday, Steve Webb spoke about workplace financial education and how employers offering this may benefit from improved retention. Also speaking at the event, Michelle Bradshaw, Compensation and Benefits Director from [..]


Employees still puzzled by pensions
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Employees still puzzled by pensions

Better education from employers needed, and further intervention from government likely.  These are just some of the comments received from Steve Webb at our Annual HR Masterclass event. Find out more about the event from the article featured on the People [..]


Webb-Salary Sacrifice could be cut in July Budget
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Webb-Salary Sacrifice could be cut in July Budget

Speaking at our Annual HR Masterclass event today, Steve Webb discussed all things pensions and the idea that Salary Sacrifice could be cut in the July Budget. Read the article in full as featured on Professional Pensions website. [..]


Pension reform is accelerating the need for workplace financial education
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Pension reform is accelerating the need for workplace financial education

By Darren Laverty, Sales and Marketing Director at Foster Denovo Pension freedom On 6th April 2015, the Government introduced the most radical pension changes in almost a century. Anyone aged 55 or over now has the freedom to choose whether they keep their [..]


Altmann pledges to continue pension reforms
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Altmann pledges to continue pension reforms

New pensions minister Ros Altmann has promised to take forward work bringing in the new state pension, help millions more to be enrolled into good quality workplace pension schemes, and safeguard the freedom and choice at-retirement reforms. Ms Altmann, a well [..]


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