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
- Flexible drawdown pension transfers up £114 million in Q2 2017
Analysis from Equifax Touchstone, a market leading intermediary database provider, shows that flexible drawdown pension transfers increased by £114.0 million (13.6%) during Q2 2017, reaching £954.0 million. Q2 figures showed transfers across all products rose by 5.9% to £6.1 billion, including a £75.4 million (2.1%) increase in SIPP transfer sales. This increase highlights the ongoing […]
- TMI comments on the FCA’s asset management report
Matthew Brown, private client partner, Thomas Miller Investment, comments on the FCA’s asset management report: “The FCA’s interim report of the retirement market makes interesting reading. This is not because of the findings that the freedoms are popular or that those with very small funds decide it is not cost effective to take advice; these […]
- 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 […]