Pension Guides & News

Getting The Correct Financial Advice For Your Circumstances

Finance can be a confusing world and as we well know at expert pension claims if you do not receive expert advice from an experienced adviser you can find yourself in hot water later down the line. This is not true just for pensions and investment advice with every financial decisions there can be consequences [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Getting The Correct Financial Advice For Your Circumstances

Financial Mis-Selling: Why Does It Happen?

If you have opened a newspaper or turned on the radio and TV in the last four years then you probably can't have missed the coverage of the PPI scandal: From reports in the news to claims companies helping you claim your money back. PPI has bought the focus on to the mis-selling of financial products [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Financial Mis-Selling: Why Does It Happen?

MPs Are Calling For Tighter Regulation In The Wake Of The BHS Collapse

BBC News have recently reported on how MPs are due to increase their inquiry of miss sold pensions to defined benefits scheme. As many loyal workers at BHS have since found out the true dismay their pension pot could be left in after the collapse of retail giant British Homes Stores. Lesley Titcomb the CEO [...]

By |August 9th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on MPs Are Calling For Tighter Regulation In The Wake Of The BHS Collapse

Thousands of People in the UK are Still Falling for Pension Scams

It’s a sad fact of life that thousands of people around the country are still being scammed out of their hard earned savings for retirement, despite the pension reforms that have taken place. That number is probably set to rise as well. Where a lot of this is happening is where the over 55s are [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Thousands of People in the UK are Still Falling for Pension Scams

You Took Bad Financial Advice Years Ago – Can You Still Claim?

The mis-selling of pensions began in the late 1980s and continues to this day. According to recent studies and reports there are more than seven million people affected in the UK by this scandal with many not actually realising until it’s too late. The good news is that with the help and support of our [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on You Took Bad Financial Advice Years Ago – Can You Still Claim?

Mis-Selling and Bad Investment Advice Amounts to £880 Million for UK Banks

According to the New City Agenda think tank, bad investment advice and mis-selling has cost UK bank around £880 million pounds over the last 12 years. The research also showed that UK banks have had to pay out over fifty billion pounds worth of compensation to cover some massive scandals. You can see a list [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Mis-Selling and Bad Investment Advice Amounts to £880 Million for UK Banks

How to Safeguard Yourself Against Receiving Bad Investment Advice

Due to our daily work in helping people who believe that they are eligible to claim compensation for a mis-sold pension or pension transfer, we get to hear a lot of horror stories. Talking to our clients on a daily basis only further enforces the value of paying for expert pension advice when looking to [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on How to Safeguard Yourself Against Receiving Bad Investment Advice

Baroness Altmann Pleads With Pension Companies to Start Treating Customers Better

In a recent interview with The Telegraph, Baroness Altmann stated that she believed pension providers should “write off” fees, penalties, and charges that are being charged to savers who withdraw their funds. The pension’s minister went on to say that these penalties that are levied as “exit charges” should be cancelled as they are in [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Baroness Altmann Pleads With Pension Companies to Start Treating Customers Better

From April 6th You Might See Your Wages Cut Due to Pension Reforms

The new pension rulings that come into effect today mean that around six million people in the UK could lose out as much as £37 each month from their pay packet. This is due to national insurance costs increasing by 1.4%, which has been implemented in order to save the Treasury five and a half [...]

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Former Premier League Footballers Get Caught Up in Mis-Sold Property Investments

The mis-selling of investments isn’t something that can just happen to the ordinary man in the street. Recent news coverage has highlighted some high profile cases where celebrities have been the victims of investment mis-selling. Late last year The International Business Times reported on how several former Premier League stars, including Martin Keown and Rio [...]

By |April 6th, 2016|Guides|Comments Off on Former Premier League Footballers Get Caught Up in Mis-Sold Property Investments