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Secondsight awarded Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019
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Secondsight awarded Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019

Wealth & Finance International selected Secondsight as the ‘Most Outstanding Workplace Pension Adviser 2019 – UK’ in the Global Business Excellence Awards. This award highlights the strength of Secondsight’s influence within the industry and the [..]


How to support employees through uncertainty and change
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How to support employees through uncertainty and change

Uncertainty and the unknowns of the economic, political and social spheres have been the concern of firms for some time. However, the support, and potentially the protection, of employees in uncertain times is often forgotten and rarely thought [..]


Big city benefits versus rural reward: How location impacts benefits strategy
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Big city benefits versus rural reward: How location impacts benefits strategy

Although there are many universal wants and needs across all types of employees, it is difficult to deny that individuals can face different stressors depending on location. People tend to be drawn to larger cities for higher earnings and stronger career [..]


Foster Denovo acquires Orchard Wealth Cultivation
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Foster Denovo acquires Orchard Wealth Cultivation

The Foster Denovo Group confirms the acquisition of Orchard Wealth Cultivation. Orchard is a family run financial planning firm based in Kent, which provides clients with holistic financial advice and wealth management services. It was founded in 2005 by Mike and [..]


Financial tips for the sandwich generation
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Financial tips for the sandwich generation

If you are one of the 1.3 million people with the twin responsibilities of caring for older and younger family members, your finances may be suffering. Having children who could use some money to help them to buy a home at the same time as having parents who [..]


Confidence and trust in pensions
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Confidence and trust in pensions

Auto-enrolment’s success, as well as charge caps and other costs controls, have given pensions a much needed confidence boost as we've seen a gradual improvement in the reputation of pensions among the general public. But more still needs to be done. Ian Bird, [..]


Is it time to update your communications strategy?
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Is it time to update your communications strategy?

We all recognise that the world of finances and employee benefits – particularly pensions – are often perceived by employees as being, dare I say it, a little dull and boring. But as we enter the New Year, what better time than now to refresh your pensions [..]


How can we get the ‘squeezed middle’ saving more for retirement?
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How can we get the ‘squeezed middle’ saving more for retirement?

Research has shown that 35 to 49-year-olds are worried they are not saving enough for retirement, with many facing several financial challenges. So, what can be done to help this ‘squeezed middle’ group of workers put more towards a pension? The number of [..]


Why would anyone set up a trust-based scheme today?
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Why would anyone set up a trust-based scheme today?

Matthew Mitten, Partner at Secondsight, has produced an opinion article for Pensions Expert on trust-based or contract-based pension schemes and how employers can choose. Not so long ago, trust-based pension schemes were the only option in town. The format is [..]


Pension full?  Ask your boss for a ‘Wisa’
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Pension full? Ask your boss for a ‘Wisa’

You may already have a pension and an ISA, but do you have a WISA? Falling pension allowances and youngers workers’ desire to get on the property ladder have led to an increasing number of employers to offer workplace ISAs or ‘WISAs’ to their staff. They [..]


What are the latest trends and developments in financial education?
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What are the latest trends and developments in financial education?

What trends does 2018 offer organisations in terms of their financial education approaches and strategies? Strategy trumps tools Although financial employee benefits, in terms of products, services and education, are booming in the current economic climate, it [..]


Foster Denovo Group 2017 financial results shows return to profitability and 9% revenue growth
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Foster Denovo Group 2017 financial results shows return to profitability and 9% revenue growth

Our parent company Foster Denovo Limited and fund management company Sequel Investments Limited, announces its audited financial results for 2017. Before exceptional items, the Group reported EBITDA of £148,000, compared to a loss of £329,000 for 2016.  [..]


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