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What NOT to do with your pension in 2021. - 11th February 2021

Latest figures from HMRC have revealed that 360,000 people withdrew from their defined contribution pensions throughout October, November and December 2020 which is a 10% increase on the same period last year.

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Pension scams rife almost one year on from when Covid-19 first struck. - 11th February 2021

These uncertain times are often seen as a window of opportunity for scammers looking to prey on vulnerable individuals, with a recent report by Action Fraud finding that pension scams had become one of the most common types of fraud to occur last year.

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Market Update – 10th February 2021. - 10th February 2021

Global equity markets continue to move higher given the potential reflation of the global economy – no doubt helped by the $1.9tr US fiscal stimulus package that is currently working its way through Congress, coupled with the better-than-expected company result session and the rapid rollout of coronavirus vaccines.

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Pension withdrawals continue to rise during the pandemic. - 1st February 2021

Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work, urges people to only withdraw from their pensions early as a last resort

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Those facing redundancy need support to make the most of their finances. - 28th January 2021

Latest reports from The Office for National Statistics have indicated that Covid-19 is continuing to drive job losses across the UK.

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New rules at retirement mean consumers need to look closely at what their pension provider is offering. - 18th January 2021

New pension rules will come into force from the 1 February 2021 for those approaching retirement under Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulation.

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Top 10 tips if you’re retiring in 2021. - 6th January 2021

Retirement plans for 2021 have changed for many due to the pandemic. Whilst some have decided to put their retirement on hold due to their savings taking a hit because of Covid-19, others are deciding to retire early after being discouraged about finding employment again when faced with redundancy.

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Season’s Greetings! - 18th December 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best over the festive season and a prosperous New Year

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How to take control of your finances in 2021. - 8th December 2020

WEALTH at work has written a list of ‘New Year financial resolutions for uncertain times’ to help people take control of their finances in 2021.

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Withdrawing from your pension early should only be a last resort. - 24th November 2020

Jonathan Watts-Lay highlights some of the things to consider before taking money from your pension early, and explains why it really should only be a last resort.

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