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  • Latest updates from Steve Webb

    Latest updates from Steve Webb Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension May 29 2018 We look at why your clients should consider topping up their state pension to get more out of it. Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase and how to help your clients Mar 26 2018 Our...

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  • Steve Webb: Is it time for the care pension?

    Related content show more Latest updates from Steve Webb Latest updates from Steve Webb Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension May 29 2018 We look at why your clients should consider topping up their state pension to get more out of it. Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions...

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  • Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase and how to help your clients

    Related content show more Latest updates from Steve Webb Latest updates from Steve Webb Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension May 29 2018 We look at why your clients should consider topping up their state pension to get more out of it. Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions...

  • The curse of long-term cash

    London Related show more Latest updates from Steve Webb Latest updates from Steve Webb Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension May 29 2018 We look at why your clients should consider topping up their state pension to get more out of it. Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions...

  • Call for refom

    Call for reform Steve Webb 30 May 2017 Share: Share: Families face shock five-figured tax bills after death of a loved one – Steve Webb writes Little-known rules regarding ‘death-in-service’ pay-outs from workplace pension schemes could result in grieving relatives facing huge tax bills according to...

  • Pension over-taxing

    Pension over-taxing Steve Webb 30 May 2017 Share: Share: 800,000 people at risk of being over-taxed on their pensions – Steve Webb, Royal London Director of Policy writes Hundreds of thousands of people receiving company and personal pensions should check their tax code to make sure that they are not...

  • Steve Webb protection videos

    Your affluent clients – the protection need In this series of videos, Steve Webb looks at the protection needs of your more affluent clients. Protection need It’s not always easy to liquidate assets quickly – in this video Steve Webb discusses how you can help your clients and your business through underpinning...

  • Mother missing out on millions

    Mothers missing out on millions Steve Webb 30 May 2017 Share: Share: New HMRC figures show number of ‘mothers missing out on millions’ in pension rights has doubled in two years – Steve Webb Figures published on Friday (24th March) by HM Revenue and Customs show a doubling in the number of mothers missing...

  • Workers are missing out

    Where the individual has other financial options, they may find it helpful to seek independent advice. About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

  • Over half a million early retired workers could cash in by topping up new state pension rights

    ...financial terms and we want to make sure that everyone knows how to take advantage of this opportunity. About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

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  • Steve Webb webinar - The pensions policy agenda in 2018

    The pensions policy agenda in 2018 5 January 2018 Watch a recording of our Pension Landscape webinar with Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London. On 31 January 2018 Steve Webb discussed what pensions legislators and regulators have in their inbox at the start of 2018 and what changes they're...

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  • Long term savings scheme or Trojan Horse?

    Lifetime ISA - Long term savings scheme or Trojan horse? Steve Webb 24 March 2016 Steve Webb, our Director of Policy and External Communications, considers the new Lifetime ISA When the Green Paper on ‘Strengthening the Incentive to Save’ was published last Summer we thought that the 2016 Budget might...

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  • Pension tax relief – radical reform or daylight robbery

    Pension tax relief - radical reform or daylight robbery? Steve Webb 25 February 2016 Steve Webb, our Director of Policy and External Communications, provides a summary of Royal London's latest policy paper. Read the full report Pension Tax Relief - Radical Reform or Daylight Robbery? With the Budget...

  • Looking back on 2017

    Looking back at 2017 Steve Webb 15 December 2017 Share: Share: Steve Webb looks back on all things pensions from 2017. From DB to DC transfers and transfer advice, to developments with auto enrolment and the recent budget. As I have travelled around the country meeting with advisers over the course of...

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  • The living together penalty

    ...paper Steve Webb looks at the implications for cohabiting couples and calls for fairer legislation. Currently if one half of a cohabiting couple dies, their surviving partner is not entitled to: A lump sum Bereavement Payment The weekly Bereavement Allowance Weekly Widowed Parents Allowance Steve estimates...

  • Pension Landscape 2017 webinar

    Steve Webb webinar - Pensions Landscape 2017 17 January 2017 Please join us from 9.30–10.30am on Thursday 9 February 2017 for a webinar. Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London, will discuss the outlook for pensions in 2017 and update you on the latest research which Royal London has undertaken...

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  • Pension news from 2018

    ...changing our investment default for workplace pension customers to Balanced Lifestyle Strategy (Drawdown) from February. Steve Webb: Is it time for the care pension? Apr 23 2018 Steve Webb offers a potential solution to the issue of funding long-term care, by asking whether it’s time for the ‘care pension’...

  • Has Britain really stopped saving

    ...painting a very misleading picture of what is really going on in UK households. Download full report About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

  • Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension

    Steve Webb: Get to grips with the new state pension Steve Webb 29 May 2018 Share: Share: We look at why your clients should consider topping up their state pension to get more out of it. When the new state pension was introduced in 2016, the goal was to create a much simpler system.  Once the new scheme...

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  • Time to stop the Salami Slicing on tax relief

    Time to stop the Salami Slicing on tax relief Steve Webb 27 October 2016 As the Autumn statement approached Steve Webb calls for the Government to stop tinkering with tax relief. Find out more Read the full policy paper - Time to end the 'Salami slicing' of pensions tax relief. Read more Twice a year...

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  • Mothers missing out on millions

    ...policy paper, ‘Mothers Missing out on Millions’ can be found along with all of our other policy papers. About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

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  • The "Downsizing Delusion"

    ...published January 2016 based on a summer 2015 ICM survey of approx. 1500 non-retired GB adults.   About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

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  • Savings MOTs - hope for Squeezed savers

    ...retirement. This secures potential pension savings of £32,640 and £21,480 respectively, so £54,120 in total. About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

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  • Pension Dashboards around the World

    Pension Dashboards around the World Steve Webb considers what we can learn from pensions dashboard implementations around the world. More information To read more about 'Pension Dashboards around the World' download the full policy paper. Download British savers risk being left in the ‘slow lane’ unless...

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  • Workplace pension news

    ...value for money in a DC default look like? Apr 24 2018 The phrase ‘value for money’ is fast becoming a favourite phrase of the pensions industry. Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase and how to help your clients Mar 26 2018 Our latest policy paper looks at the potential impact...

  • Pension news from 2017

    ...risk of being over-taxed on their pensions – Steve Webb, Royal London Director of Policy writes Mothers missing out on millions Jun 8 2017 New HMRC figures show number of ‘mothers missing out on millions’ in pension rights has doubled in two years – Steve Webb Call for reform May 30 2017 Families face shock...

  • Latest pension updates

    ...risk of being over-taxed on their pensions – Steve Webb, Royal London Director of Policy writes Mothers missing out on millions Jun 8 2017 New HMRC figures show number of ‘mothers missing out on millions’ in pension rights has doubled in two years – Steve Webb Call for reform May 30 2017 Families face shock...

  • Why pension tax relief is in the Chancellor’s sights – and where the cuts could come

    ...supports long-term planning, rather than an easy source of ready cash for cash-strapped Chancellors’. About the author Steve Webb Director of Policy and External Communications Steve Webb is now Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London. Before this he was Minister of State for Pensions...

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  • Personal pensions updates

    ...you introduce a shiny new investment option aimed at some of these very savers? Lifetime ISA - Long term savings plan or Trojan horse? Mar 24 2016 Steve Webb, our Director of Policy and External Communications, considers the new Lifetime ISA Hughes v Royal London May 16 2016 On 16 February the High Court...

  • Pensions Through the Ages: The Millennial Mosaic

    ...must consider how factors such as the lack of affordable housing and student debt impact millennials' ability to save for a comfortable retirement. Steve Webb Director of Policy, Royal London Download now Related content Engaging millennials: Top 5 tips Our latest research looks to understand the key influences...

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  • Pension news from 2016

    ...key information to save you reading the full report. Time to stop the Salami Slicing on tax relief Oct 27 2016 As the Autumn statement approached Steve Webb calls for the Government to stop tinkering with tax relief. Improving call handling Oct 27 2016 We're improving our telephone system to allow us...

  • Single-tier State Pension - transition

    ...is projected to be lower by 0.5% of GDP compared to running the current system forward over the long term. 17 In 2013, the then Pensions Minister Steve Webb explained that a higher flat-rate pension was affordable because the amount of State Pension people could build up in future would be capped: The...

  • At retirement updates

    ...by financial advisers, not just for one-off events but on an ongoing basis.  Pension tax relief - radical reform or daylight robbery Feb 25 2016 Steve Webb, our Director of Policy and External Communications, provides a summary of Royal London's latest policy paper. Retirement Income Market – FCA Data...

  • Independent Governance Committee annual report 2016 published

    Transaction costs and customer engagement will continue to be a focus for the IGC in 2017. In a press release today, Royal London’s Director of Policy, Steve Webb said: The Royal London IGC continues to provide a valued source of challenge and debate with the business. As a member-owned business, responding...

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  • Pension Matters - discover a new way to stay informed

    ...helping support conversations with your staff. What’s inside? Auto enrolment – the next steps As the first phase of auto enrolment nears completion, Steve Webb looks at the next steps to get workers saving more. Government announces changes to auto enrolment Proposals to change the way auto enrolment works...

  • Britain's "Forgotten Army": The collapse in self-employed pension membership - and what to do about it

    ...self-employed pension savers by well over two million if opt-out rates are similar for this scheme as they currently are for automatic enrolment.  Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London, said: Self-employed people are missing out on the surge in pension scheme coverage among employed earners. Indeed...

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  • Financial advice can benefit customers by £40,000

    ...more likely to invest in the equity market that the equivalent of those who were in this group but didn’t receive any financial advice. Here’s what Steve Webb our Director of Policy, had to say about the report: This powerful research shows for the first time the very real return to obtaining expert financial...

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  • State Pension uprating - 2010 onwards

    2010 50 HM Treasury, Budget 2010, HC 61, June 2010; See also HC Deb, 14 June 2010, c284 51 HC Deb, 17 February 2011, c1181 [Steve Webb] 52 HC Deb, 6 December 2012, c1030 [Steve Webb] 53 HM Treasury, Summer Budget 2015, 8 July 2015, HC 264; See also OBR, Fiscal Sustainability Report, June 2015, table 3.1...

  • How far do employer duties extend?

    ...provide information to employees about their pension rights where not doing so could lead to an individual suffering financial loss. Commenting, Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London said: It is very tempting for employers thinking that once they have chosen a pension scheme and enrolled the...

  • statutory phasing update

    Statutory phasing increase - the next step in getting workers saving more 24 January 2018 Share: Share: Steve Webb examines auto enrolment so far and explains the impact of the upcoming statutory phasing increases on your clients. Since the autumn of 2012, employers and advisers up and down the land...

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