A wake-up call for pension funds

The economic losses caused by climate-related disasters have soared by about two and a half times in the last 20 years, totalling over £2trn in losses mostly from extreme weather.


Personal pensions trump Isas for retirement saving

Almost one third (30 per cent) of advisers said their clients used company pension plans, while 19 per cent said they would use a stocks and shares Isa for their clients' retirement savings.


Tilney defends £100 Best Sipp admin fee

Wealth manager Tilney has slapped a £100 annual administration fee on the self-invested personal pension offered to private investors through its Bestinvest online platform.


Robo-adviser offers pension switching

The robo-adviser, which was launched in the UK a year ago and has £2bn under management globally, previously only provided investment pots such as Isas.


Best and worst performing master trusts revealed

The analysis, which used data up to 31 March 2018, showed master trusts overall saw relatively low returns in the past year, with the median performer delivering just 1.5 per cent.