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  • NHS pensions update - Royal London for advisers

    NHS pensions update Moira Warner 26 March 2020 Share Share As the volume of overtime undertaken by frontline NHS staff increases exponentially in response to the Coronavirus crisis, we think an update on the pension issues potentially impacting doctors is timely. The role of advisers in ensuring...

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  • Coronavirus scams - how to spot and avoid them - Royal London for advisers

    ...fears over Coronavirus is giving them a perfect opportunity. Although the scams vary, there are some things they have in common. Here's some of the main scams and tips to help your clients spot and avoid them. 1. Pension scams There are fraudsters who claim they can help your clients access...

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  • 2021 Public Sector Pensionsupdate - Royal London for advisers

    2021 Public Sector Pensions update Moira Warner 18 February 2021 Moira Warner considers the response to the consultation to tackle age discrimination, arising from the transitional arrangements introduced to Public Sector pension schemes in 2015 - perhaps more commonly known as the McCloud...

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  • Is it time to have another look at the taper? - Royal London for advisers

    ...years to be carried forward and... NHS pensions update - Royal London for advisers ...that our selfless NHS staff are appropriately and accurately informed has never been more important. Clinicians and the tapered annual allowance... Spring Budget 2020 summary - Royal London for advisers...

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  • Retirement benefits in public service - Royal London for advisers

    Retirement benefits in public service pension schemes 20 May 2021 Share Share This new interactive policy paper looks at the wider rules of the Teachers’ and NHS pension schemes and how members can claim their benefits. In the paper, Royal London's Senior Pension Development and Technical Manager...

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  • Our tools assumptions for Q3 2020 are now updated - Royal London for advisers

    ...an update on what’s changed. A review of Q3 As the summer tailed off, markets generally showed continued recovery. The US stock markets outlined an upwards trend, particularly due to a technology sector boom and influences of a COVID-19 vaccine. September was a more volatile month for US stocks...

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  • Drawdown governance service – Q2 2021 update to income sustainability scores - Royal London for advisers

    Drawdown governance service – Q2 2021 update to income sustainability scores 26 August 2021 The income sustainability scores for Q2 2021 have now gone live. Here’s an update on what’s changed. Q2 in review The second quarter of 2021 ended with continued signs of positive recovery across global...

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  • Drawdown governance service – Q1 2021 update to income sustainability scores - Royal London for advisers

    ...gone live. Here’s an update on what’s changed. March 2021 concluded with positive signs of recovery post-pandemic, where we saw lockdowns begin to ease and many countries make strong developments in their vaccination programmes. Recovery was translated to UK and US equity markets over the quarter...

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  • The real difference ProfitShare can make - Royal London for advisers

    ...by the coronavirus pandemic. We’re proud to have shared £146 million with qualifying customers giving their pension savings a boost during these challenging times. Awarding ProfitShare for the fifth year running It's important we strike the right balance between investing in our business, maintaining our...

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  • Service that excels during the most uncertain times - Royal London for advisers

    Service that excels during the most uncertain times 25 November 2020 Share Share We’re proud to say that we’ve won 5 stars for pensions service at the Financial Adviser Service Awards for the 12th year running. And because it’s during a pandemic, this year's award means more to us than ever before...

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  • Income sustainability scores now updated – q4 2020 - Royal London for advisers

    ...in finding the right trust for your... Use our tools for pensions and retirement - Royal London for advisers Tools for pensions and retirement Here you'll find useful tools and guidance on how to use our online service to support your business. Pension... General and tools - Royal London for advisers General and tools Pensions and bankruptcy This article explores how bankruptcy can affect pensions. Pensions and bankruptcy Parental leave and...

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  • Helping your workplace clients stay on top of their employer duties - Royal London for advisers

    ...departments, along with The Pensions Regulator (TPR), had the difficult challenge of working through the detail and the impact it has on employers and their employees.  Given the scale of the challenge, it’s no surprise that many employers are wondering how to manage their business through...

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  • Retirement options follow-up mailing - Royal London for advisers

    ...for the Government’s new pension freedoms. We’re now about to contact our pension customers under age 54 about pensions flexibility. We’ll also be mailing certain customers aged 54 or over about further enhancements we’ve made to some of our pension products. Timeline for the mailing w/c 22 Feb Adviser...

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  • Teachers’ Pensions - value can’t be measured in pounds and pence alone - Royal London for advisers

    Teachers’ Pensions - value can’t be measured in pounds and pence alone Moira Warner 5 May 2020 Share Share Our Senior Pension Development and Technical Manager, Moira Warner, looks at the benefits of a defined contribution pension as an alternative to the Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS). Although...

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  • Schools of thought - Royal London for advisers

    Teachers' pension scheme - schools of thought Moira Warner 27 February 2020 Share Share If you read the material we publish on public sector pensions, you’ll know that we’ve been watching the Teachers’ Pension Schemes (TPS)/independent schools story unfold with interest and concern in equal measure...

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  • Scottish Life Fund bonus report for 2020 - Royal London for advisers

    ...for single plans Letter for multiple plans Statement Annual update booklet Frequently asked questions leaflet Key Points The investments backing with profits plans in the Scottish Life fund returned +2.6% during 2020. Following actions we have taken to improve the financial position and performance...

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  • Overview of the pensions policy landscape - Royal London for advisers

    ...first and foremost delivering money and pension service led dashboard for everybody to use where they can go in and search for and find and see together all of their pensions in one place, now over time if we imagine that's delivering in 2023, you can imagine within a year or two of that, we would...

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  • Workplace pensions and pension transfers - Royal London for advisers

    Workplace pensions and pension transfers 1 July 2021 Fiona Hanrahan and Justin Corliss from our Intermediary Development and Technical Team analyse workplace pensions and pension transfers. Listen to our latest podcast with Fiona and Justin where they discuss policy statements and legislation...

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  • Helping clients help their families in lockdown - Royal London for advisers

    ...up in the bank account. They could have children or grandchildren who have been financially affected by coronavirus due to being made redundant or furloughed. Helping them out with cash at this time might be important, but longer-term planning should also be considered. Pension contributions...

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  • We’ve added more features to our mobile app - Royal London for advisers

    Our new mobile app features 22 July 2021 Customers will soon be able to view any nominated beneficiary details on their workplace pension plan. We're making updates to our mobile app so your clients' employees will soon be able to view their  nominated beneficiaries. If they want to add a new...

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  • Making sure Pensions Dashboard does what it’s supposed to - Royal London for advisers

    ...interest in pensions decisions.  They’re also more likely to seek advice. The disengaged majority cover a large range of consumers. But overall they tend to be younger, less financially confident and feel separated from making decisions about their pension. Interestingly, the disengaged group...

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  • Top five tips when writing a will - Royal London for advisers

    ...is that if you have a will, make sure that it's updated if necessary. If you already have a will, that’s great news. But if you have recently experienced a major life event, such as buying a home or having children, it’s important to update your will to reflect this. If you have recently separated from...

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  • Pension saving statements - Royal London for advisers

    ...single statement. NHS there is a case in point where pension input in respect of final salary, career average and money purchase AVC savings benefits are each covered by separate PSS, as each of these are legally separate schemes. Ryan: That's a great point. Thank you. So, what else must a standard PSS...

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  • Getting members engaged from the off - Royal London for advisers

    Getting members engaged from the start 28 September 2020 Share Share Delivering clear communications and strong engagement within a pension scheme, can help with its success. We want to make sure that when we need to contact our customers in the future, that we’ve got their details right first time...

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  • Our Royal London Pension Property fund - Royal London for advisers

    Our Royal London Pension Property fund 6 December 2019 An investment update We want to reassure you that we’re comfortable with the levels of liquidity within the Royal London Pension Property fund – the fund which provides the property exposure for our Governed Range. We’re doing all...

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  • New Job Support Scheme - Royal London for advisers

    ...the flexibility to change employee working hours each month - they can cycle employees on and off the scheme, they can rotate staff members if desired. However, your workplace clients will need to agree new working arrangements with employees, update employment contracts and notify each employee in writing. HMRC...

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  • Powering up your clients’ workplace pensions - Royal London for advisers

    Powering up your clients’ workplace pensions 26 November 2020 We’ve made it easy for your clients to engage their employees in their workplace pension. Research shows that 72% of employees are not actively engaged with their workplace pension, and that 28% admit that they never review their pension...

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  • Retirement Outcomes Review part 1 - new age-based packs - Royal London for advisers

    ...clients with their pension is really important in driving the right behaviours and ensuring they achieve the best outcomes. That’s why, as well as the new-aged based packs, they’ll continue to receive a yearly update from us five years from their chosen retirement age. Introduced nearly two years...

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  • Could you use a pension to offset ISA losses? - Royal London for advisers

    Pension Development & Technical Manager Craig joined the Life & Pensions industry straight from university in 1988, putting his degree in Biological Sciences to great use by joining Scottish Widows before moving to Royal London. He has held several roles, including proposition training and development...

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  • Inheritance tax (IHT) and pension death benefits - Royal London for advisers

    Inheritance tax (IHT) and pension death benefits 17 May 2021 Pensions are always talked about as being ideal for IHT planning as they ‘re not normally subject to IHT - this makes them very attractive for clients who may be facing a huge IHT bill. Listen to our podcast with Clare Moffat and Fiona...

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  • How much do your clients know about pension tax? - Royal London for advisers

    How much do your clients know about pension tax? 26 May 2021 A recent survey has highlighted the need to help clients understand the benefits of pensions tax relief and what it could mean for their pension savings. Understanding how tax relief works The survey carried out by Opinium on behalf...

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  • We’re changing our money laundering process for commercial bank accounts - Royal London for advisers

    ...tightening our money laundering controls for both individual and workplace pensions, one of which was the requirement to verify that the name and address of the person or company making a contribution matches the bank details provided. What change are we making? We’re now asking you to send us a copy...

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  • Anti-money laundering - we’ve made some changes to our identity verification checks for workplace pensions - Royal London for advisers

    Anti-money laundering - we’ve made some changes to our identity verification checks for workplace pensions 2 April 2020 We’ve improved our identity checking process for new workplace schemes. We’ve removed the need for you to complete our money laundering form, and instead we’ll be carrying out...

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  • Reminding trustees of their new responsibilities - Royal London for advisers

    Reminding trustees of their new responsibilities 4 December 2015 On 6 April 2015 new legislation came into force that introduced new responsibilities for trustees of occupational money purchase pension schemes.  Available material Advisers Adviser letter Trustees Trustee letter - Retirement...

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  • Passing on death benefits - Royal London for advisers

    Passing on death benefits 4 May 2021 Clare Moffat and Fiona Hanrahan look at the facts behind pension death benefits. Listen to our latest podcast where Clare Moffat and Fiona Hanrahan from our Intermediary Development and Technical team discuss pension death benefits and cover topics such as how...

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  • Pension news from 2019 - Royal London for advisers

    Pension news from 2019 Why paying a tax charge isn’t always a bad thing We’ve updated our adviser policy paper and it’s ready to download. Retirement Outcomes Review phase 1 - new age-based packs We’re introducing new-aged based packs as a result of the FCA’s new rules on ‘wake-up packs...

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  • Pension switching opportunities - Royal London for advisers

    Pension switching opportunities 28 May 2021 In our latest podcast, Craig Muir and Justin Corliss from our Intermediary Development and Technical team consider why now is an ideal time for advisers to discuss pension switching with their clients. Listen to Craig and Justin as they explore pension...

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  • The Taxation of pension death benefits - Royal London for advisers

    The Taxation of pension death benefits 10 May 2021 Clare Moffat and Fiona Hanrahan explore the tax treatment of pension death benefits Listen to our latest podcast where Clare Moffat and Fiona Hanrahan from our Intermediary Development and Technical team delve into some vital areas of the tax...

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  • Contingent charging for pension transfers - Royal London for advisers

    Contingent charging for pension transfers 1 July 2021 In our latest podcast, Fiona Hanrahan and Justin Corliss discuss the ban on contingent charging and what this means for you and your clients. Listen to Fiona and Justin as they take a closer look at what the contingent charging ban involves...

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  • Putting a number on the value of advice - Royal London for advisers

    ...who received advice and those who did not. Outcomes considered included the amount of accumulated pension wealth as well as net financial wealth – this includes current accounts, ISAs, life insurance products, shares etc. The probability of owning equity assets was also considered. The results were...

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