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Ben FaulknerEQ Investors - London

'Pension Freedom Day' - Sweeping changes tear up the rulebook

08 April 2015  |  1683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

And so it begins. April 6, 2015 is a day that few in the retirement industry had predicted, as individuals are handed unprecedented freedom to access their defined contribution (DC) pensions. The biggest pension revolution we’ve seen in our lifetime, it gives those over the age of 55 greater choice in how they manage their retirement savings. At f...

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Ben FaulknerEQ Investors - London

All change: Government moves on pensions

05 June 2014  |  1588 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The UK's long-term savings and investment industry is undergoing significant upheaval as the Government moves to make major changes. George Osborne's radical Budget is set to offer greater freedom to pension savers. Whilst a drive by the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to boost transparency and...

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New UK investment management strategy

08 August 2013  |  1749 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In a beauty parade of global funds centres, how attractive is the UK? While the UK is still Europe’s leading centre for fund management, its share of fund domicile has fallen in the last decade, losin...

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Ben FaulknerEQ Investors - London

A new dawn: landmark auto-enrolment reforms underway

09 November 2012  |  2259 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Billed as the biggest shake-up in UK pensions for over a hundred years, auto-enrolment will see up to 11 million employees contributing to a workplace pension over the next five years. Designed to rem...

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Ben FaulknerEQ Investors - London

Surround technology: Delivering value in the short-term

17 September 2012  |  1790 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

System integration issues continue to present unique challenges to organisations seeking to make strategic decisions regarding product selection. Delivering applications to satisfy business needs requ...

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