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  • The curse of long-term cash

    February 2017 Trevor Greetham reveals why clients should be seriously concerned when short-term holdings of cash turn into a long-term investment. Steve Webb's policy paper Royal London estimates that investors in Cash ISAs have missed out on more than £100 billion in tax free gains. Download latest policy...

  • 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...

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

    Steve Webb: is it time for the care pension? Steve Webb 26 February 2018 Share: Share: Steve Webb offers a potential solution to the issue of funding long-term care, by asking whether it’s time for the ‘care pension’. The UK’s long-term care system has been steadily spiralling out of control. Around...

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  • Latest updates from Steve Webb

    Latest updates from Steve Webb Looking back at 2017 Dec 21 2017 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... Tax relief is in the Chancellor’s sights Nov 21 2017 Our new analysis has highlighted the...

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

    Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase Steve Webb 26 March 2018 Share: Share: Our latest policy paper looks at the potential impact of the upcoming statutory phasing increase, and how to help your clients. The first phase of automatic enrolment has been a huge success. One million...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • News and blogs

    ...aim to strengthen data protection for customers, giving them more control over their personal information. 23 Apr 2018 Pension updates View more Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase Our latest policy paper looks at the potential impact of the upcoming statutory phasing increase...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Has Britain really stopped saving

    Has Britain really stopped saving? Steve Webb 21 August 2017 Share: Share: Our latest policy paper reveals what the fall in the savings ratio does (and doesn’t) mean. Read the full report Has Britain really stopped saving? In June 2017, the Office for National Statistics published its estimates for the...

  • The "Downsizing Delusion"

    The “Downsizing Delusion”: why relying exclusively on your home to fund your retirement may end in tears Steve Webb 26 July 2016 The British obsession with home ownership can have dangerous consequences. A recent survey by Barings¹ found that up to three million people of working age are planning to...

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

    Over half a million early retired workers could cash in by topping up new state pension rights Steve Webb 17 October 2016 New estimates by Royal London suggest that over half a million workers retiring before state pension age will have the opportunity to top up their State Pension at bargain rates in...

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  • Workers are missing out

    Workers are missing out Steve Webb 19 June 2017 Share: Share: Three million workers missing out on £2 billion of 'buy-one, get-one free cash' from their employers New analysis by mutual insurer Royal London has found that over three million people working for larger employers are failing to take up around...

  • Savings MOTs - hope for Squeezed savers

    Savings MOTs - hope for Squeezed savers Steve Webb 27 July 2016 In our latest research report, we look at how people who are currently struggling to manage their existing finances can take action to boost their retirement savings. Read the full report Pensions Through the Ages, Feeling the Squeeze Royal...

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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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  • The living together penalty

    More information To find out more about the "Living together penalty" download the full policy paper. READ MORE In this Royal London policy 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...

  • 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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  • Mothers missing out on millions

    Mothers missing out on millions Steve Webb 28 November 2016 The ninth Royal London Policy Paper discusses how thousands of mothers are missing out on state pension rights when they don’t have to. Earlier this month we published the ninth Royal London Policy Paper, entitled ‘Mothers Missing out on Millions’...

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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...

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

    Why pension tax relief is in the Chancellor’s sights – and where the cuts could come Steve Webb 21 November 2017 Our new analysis has highlighted the fiscal pressures on the Chancellor due to a combination of spending pressures, revenue shortfalls and an inability to raise politically sensitive rates...

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  • Pension news from 2017

    Remember that schemes which are set up with statutory phasing will see an increase in contributions from April 2018. Looking back at 2017 Dec 21 2017 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...

  • Royal London Pensions for advisers

    Pensions from Royal London Latest pensions news More news Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase Our latest policy paper looks at the potential impact of the upcoming statutory phasing increase, and how to help your clients. 26 Mar 2018 We've hit the one million milestone We’ve...

  • Pension news from 2018

    Governance Meeting Summary – 1 March 2018 Mar 27 2018 The Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) meet every quarter to review our Governed Range and funds. 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...

  • 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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  • 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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  • Latest pension updates

    Governance Meeting Summary – 1 March 2018 Mar 27 2018 The Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) meet every quarter to review our Governed Range and funds. 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...

  • We’re ready to do business

    ...do. Literature Order before 1pm and your items will be despatched same day. Your affluent clients – the protection need In this series of videos, Steve Webb looks at the protection needs of your more affluent clients. Download this video (right-click and save) Download this video (right-click and save)...

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  • 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...

  • Viewpoint

    Viewpoint Steve Webb: What to expect from April's contributions increase Our latest policy paper looks at the potential impact of the upcoming statutory phasing increase, and how to help your clients. 26 Mar 2018 Latest updates More news Do you have any employees who are Scottish income taxpayers? Jim...

  • 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...

  • Auto-enrolment – so far so good?

    Regulator has... 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...

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  • Why we think pensions dashboard is good for advisers

    ...conversations, as the pensions dashboard takes shape. Related content show more 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...

  • State Pension uprating - 2010 onwards

    Report, columns 393-94W, on state retirement pensions, for what reasons the month of September is used as the base for these calculations. [5569] Steve Webb: The Consumer Prices Index figure for September is the most up to date that can be used which allows time for the necessary activities involved in...

  • 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. It is now easier than ever to recommend our Governed Portfolio range to your clients...

  • 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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