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Balancing benefits and financial wellbeing insight
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Balancing benefits and financial wellbeing insight

Those who attend Employee Benefits Connect 2016 can gain insight into how employee benefits could potentially harm employee’s financial wellbeing, as well as the measures that can be taken to address this, in a session led by Darren Laverty, Partner at [..]


Helping employees avoid unexpected tax bills
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Helping employees avoid unexpected tax bills

Many CEOs will be aware of the radical changes to pension schemes that come into force from 6th April 2016. However, under the new legislation other high earners in their organisation such as senior management and directors, could also be affected and could end up [..]


This April a pension storm is forecast
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This April a pension storm is forecast

There have been some radical changes to pensions in recent years and in April 2016 further changes will be introduced by government that could leave high earners with unexpected tax bills of up to £13,500. From 6th April 2016, the annual allowance will be tapered [..]


April 2016: Will the pension changes fool people out of a comfortable retirement?
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April 2016: Will the pension changes fool people out of a comfortable retirement?

A prosperous retirement is the product of careful planning On the 6th April new pension changes takes effect. It brings in legislation which may have a material impact on the pension plans of the nation’s highest earners, directors and senior management. [..]


Don’t be fooled out of a comfortable retirement
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Don’t be fooled out of a comfortable retirement

On 6th April the Finance Act 2015 takes effect. It brings in legislation which may have a material impact on the pension plans of the nation’s highest earners, directors and senior management. Equally, it also poses a threat to the final pension value for some [..]


Fooled out of a comfortable retirement
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Fooled out of a comfortable retirement

On 6th April the Finance Act 2015 takes effect. It brings in legislation which may have a material impact on the pension plans of the nation’s highest earners, directors and senior management. Equally, it also poses a threat to the final pension value for some [..]


Secondsight’s key to happy clients
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Secondsight’s key to happy clients

Secondsight partner Matthew Mitten says the firm’s strategy of demonstrating value has been a major factor in getting to a position of not having lost a single client in the transition to the RDR-compliant world. The transition from commission to a post-RDR world [..]


Why businesses should offer financial education
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Why businesses should offer financial education

Research undertaken in 2014 by Secondsight found that 67% of the working population receive no financial education from their employers. Only 20% of employees had a coherent financial plan and a third claimed to have only a vague idea about money management. Half [..]


Will financial education be high on the corporate agenda in 2016?
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Will financial education be high on the corporate agenda in 2016?

Recent research published by The Open University Business School and Share Radio – highlighted the fact that two thirds of UK employees have never received financial education. The research also found that, while four in five (81%) employees want personal [..]


Millions of savers face pension shock in Budget
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Millions of savers face pension shock in Budget

Upcoming pension tax changes could reduce millions of people’s retirement savings by tens of thousands of pounds. Darren Laverty, Partner at Secondsight, says 'Taking into account an annual growth rate of 5 per cent, any individual with a fund currently worth [..]


Employees in the dark about pension changes
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Employees in the dark about pension changes

Half of UK employers admit that their employees, both in defined benefit and defined contribution schemes have a limited understanding of the pension freedoms, or are still confused about what the changes mean to them. This figure comes as the industry approaches [..]


Optionis selects FD to provide financial advice
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Optionis selects FD to provide financial advice

Foster Denovo Limited, Secondsight's Parent Company, and Optionis Group have entered into a strategic partnership that will see Foster Denovo provide regulated financial advice to clients and employees across Optionis' three businesses - Parasol. ClearSky Accounting [..]


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