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NAPF comments on 2015 Summer Budget

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has commented today (Wednesday) on the changes to pensions announced in the 2015 Summer Budget, including the Chancellor’s announcement to introduce a taper

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£1bn withdrawn from pension pots since April

If you are covering the Chancellor, George Osborne’s comment in response to questions in the House of Commons earlier today that over £1bn has been withdrawn from pension funds since

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ESAS consult on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched a second consultation​ on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) outlining the framework of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). This second consultation document is

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PensionsEurope do not want EMIR rules to jeopardise long-term investments

PensionsEurope calls on the Commission to ensure that EMIR rules do not jeopardise long-term investment in the EU Brussels, 21 May 2015 – The European Commission launched today a consultation on

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7 in 10 would support mandatory pension saving from Republic of Irelands Government

77% will not have enough money in retirement Although as a nation Ireland is not engaged in adequate financial planning for retirement, we are very open to it and we

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NAPF in favor of a Capital Markets Union

Pension savers have much to gain from Capital Markets Union, says NAPF But policies must be looked at through the lens of pension funds The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)

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Ros Altmann appointed Pensions Minister

Ros Altmann has been appointed Minister of State for Pensions by David Cameron. This follows on from the Conservative’s victory in the General Election amid a swathe of new Cabinet appointments. Altmann

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NAPF, ABI, AND TUC CALL FOR AN INDEPENDENT SAVINGS COMMISSION

In a report by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) published 30/04/2015 titled ‘The Case for an Independent Retirement Savings Commission’ the National Association of Pension Funds, Association of British

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Withdrawing Your Pension as a Lump Sum vs Investing into Property

With investors eager to access and release pension capital, Simon Morris, a property advisor to investment funds and bonds, explains the risks of this strategy and the calculations investors need

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Pension providers meeting surge in consumer enquiries following introduction of the pension reforms

Pension providers meeting surge in consumer enquiries following introduction of the pension reforms ABI members handled over 200,000 calls from customers in the first week following the introduction of the