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Pension dashboard could 'fail in its objective'

Pension dashboards enabling savers to view their retirement assets in one place are set to become a reality, but commentators have questioned how they will be funded and some fear they could do “more harm than good”.

Maxing the power of pensions message is well worth a try

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Editorial: It's been a mammoth week for pubs since the Rugby World Cup kicked off to a great fanfare. The drama and controversy has started already, with both dazzling and dizzying score lines seen from most of the groups so far.

Put your pistol away

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Editorial: Now that the rebel has a cause, and a mandate to fight for it, will Jeremy Corbyn's critics have a change of heart and get behind the new Labour leader?

Something's gotta give…

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Editorial: At least that’s the message from UK plc, which is sounding off about the detrimental impact of the living wage coming into force next April.

The Altmann furore: Does it really matter?

From the blog: They say a leopard never changes its spots but a government adviser can certainly change their political colours, it seems.

It would have been hard to miss all the hoopla yesterday in which Conservative pensions minister Ros Altmann was reported to have been booted out of the Labour party on Monday - news which had many a pension commentator all a-flutter on Twitter.

The Guardian reported that Ros was a card-carrying Labour supporter right up until Monday, despite being made a Tory peer following this year’s election result. Whoops.

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Editorial: David Cameron received a tap on the wrist from the Electoral Commission last week for his choice of words on the Brexit referendum question.

When the tide goes out…

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Editorial: What a fortnight for pension fund investors. As China failed to stem its stock market rout, bourses the world over shed points as concern peaked that the brakes were being put on growth for the economic powerhouse.

The Weekly Wrap: July 31 edition

A round-up of the pensions industry stories published across the FT Group this week – from tension between pensions minister Ros Altmann and the chancellor, to former pensions minister Steve Webb's move to Royal London.

Holiday reading: Transfers and exit charges – consultation basics

From the blog: The government has today launched a 12-week consultation into pension transfers, early exit charges and the provision of financial advice.

But why, you ask, when the Pensions Regulator and the Financial Conduct Authority are already undertaking their own analyses? 

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July's top stories in 3 minutes

Vizcast July TEASER

In this inaugural Pensions Expert Vizcast, editor Maxine Kelly and senior reporter Tom Dines provide a whistle-stop tour of the month's most significant news and case studies, covering derisking exercises and the Summer Budget (3:10).