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1. "The historic significance of pension freedoms"

On my first day in financial services in 1970, I was taught about the vital importance of the Life Assurance Act of 1774, which introduced insurable interest.

Tags: Ken Davy, Pensions
By Ken Davy
2. "Tory change of attitude is heart of the matter"

Going head-to-head with one’s editor – in my case the knowledgeable and dynamic Emma Ann Hughes – is always somewhat high risk. However, on this occasion, it is a risk I have to take.  

Tags: Ken Davy, Pensions
By Ken Davy
3. "'Voluntary agreement' has implications for FSCS"

Even when the subject matter of my weekly column is quite serious, I generally begin with a somewhat light-hearted anecdote. 

Tags: FCA, Pensions, Ken Davy
By Ken Davy
4. Keeley Paddon: Pension scam cold-callers - we've got your number

For far too long, says Keeley Paddon, cold-callers and pension scams have been a blight on the pensions sector and it is good to see the authorities finally appear to be grasping the nettle

Tags: Pensions, Financial Conduct Authority, SimplyBiz Group

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