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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.  [..]


How can creating employee stakeholders boost motivation?
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How can creating employee stakeholders boost motivation?

Success is a mutually beneficial proposition between the employer and employee. If an organisation is to thrive, its employees must perform to the very best of their abilities; in turn, employees benefit in manifold ways from their employer’s success, such as [..]


Financial wellbeing means stepping beyond pensions
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Financial wellbeing means stepping beyond pensions

Darren Laverty, Partner at Secondsight, has written a blog post in Pensions Expert discussing what makes a successful financial wellbeing strategy. It is fair to say employers have been thinking about financial wellbeing for years – even before auto-enrolment [..]


Cost concerns hinder company action on staff financial wellbeing
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Cost concerns hinder company action on staff financial wellbeing

Despite the recognition of the money challenges facing employees, getting financial wellbeing onto the board-level agenda is a challenge for HR professionals [and] reward professional, with experts urging corporate boards to tackle the area of financial wellbeing [..]


Foster Denovo shortlisted for prestigious Investors in People Award 2018
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Foster Denovo shortlisted for prestigious Investors in People Award 2018

Our parent company Foster Denovo has been shortlisted in the Silver Employer of the year 50-249 category at the Investors in People Awards 2018. The Awards process is led by a team of professionals and celebrates the best people management practices amongst [..]


Foster Denovo proudly sponsors Superhero Series
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Foster Denovo proudly sponsors Superhero Series

Our Parent Company, Foster Denovo, the multi- award winning firm of financial advisers, is set to rub shoulders with caped crusaders and masked heroines as a proud sponsor of the second annual Superhero Tri event next month. Taking place at Dorney Lake, Windsor, [..]


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