Four Broadgate is also a specialist public relations company for the pensions industry. Our clients include institutional fund managers, specialist pension lawyers, corporate IFAs, actuaries, employee benefits and investment consultants. We have excellent contacts across the pensions media and our team is well informed on pension issues.
We closely monitor announcements from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF). This helps us stay up-to-date on current industry issues and spot opportunities by identifying topics your pension business can comment on. We were named PR Manager of the Year in the 2005, 2007 and 2009 UK Pensions Awards, organised by Professional Pensions magazine. We are the only PR consultancy to have won the award more than once.
More Pensions PR News
- FCA workplace pensions proposals fail to tick all the transparency boxes
Andy Sutherland, managing director of Advisory Services at TCC, commented on the FCA’s proposals on transaction disclosure in workplace pensions, ahead of the deadline to provide responses to the consultation. “The proposed measures will ensure workplace pension providers have a clear methodology to determine value for money. However, they fall short of providing complete transparency […]
- Chancellor sticks his head in the sand on pensions
Matthew Brown, Private Client Partner at Thomas Miller Investment, comments on changes around pensions rules in the Autumn Statement We had a new Chancellor at the despatch box today, and like his predecessors he couldn’t resist tweaking the pensions’ rules. What is revealing though is that he has all but ruled out tackling the state […]
- Autumn Statement – Scrap the taper
Ian Price, Divisional Director for Pensions and Consultancy at St. James’s Place, explains why he supports revoking the pensions taper. Last month, the government scrapped George Osborne’s blueprint for a second-hand annuity market, following concerns about consumer protection. Now there are calls for the new chancellor, Philip Hammond, to overturn some of his predecessor’s other […]
- £500 Pensions Advice Allowance may lead to misconceptions over the true cost of financial advice
David Hetherton, CEO of Walker Crips Wealth Management, comments on plans to enable savers to use £500 from their pensions to pay for financial advice on their retirement: “The Pensions Advice Allowance is a big step in the right direction which will encourage savers to consider taking valuable financial advice on their retirement strategy. “While the […]
- Pension investments hit new record high
Healthy growth in SIPP, annuity and flexible drawdown sales Pension investments reached a new record high in Q2 2016 according to data from Equifax Touchstone, a leading financial intermediary and customer profiling provider. Pension investments continued their strong upward trend with £8.4 billion of inflows (including transfers), a 6.2% rise (£0.5 billion) from the previous […]