More than half (54 per cent) of UK adults say the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their plans to retire, according to new research from Aviva.
SS&C's founder, Bill Stone, talks to Wealth Adviser managing editor, Beverly Chandler, about investment, technology, lockdown and the growth of ETFs.
For a fleeting moment normality seems to have returned to our everyday lives, even if it will be some time until we can really consider the Covid-19 pandemic to be over. Nicky Maan, CEO of Spectrum Markets explores the medium and long-term trends against the background of the potentially fragile recovery.
Nearly two thirds (62 per cent) of private client advisers expect high-net-worth individuals to be charged more income tax over the next 12 months, with three fifths (60 per cent) also anticipating a rise in wealth taxes as governments start repairing their countries’ economies in the wake of Covid-19, according to a new global study commissioned by Ocorian, a global leader in corporate and private client services, capital markets and fund administration.
The global pandemic has prompted UK adults to draw up important legal documents relating to their death and end of life care for the first time. However, 45.2 million still haven’t started the process of writing a will or a living will, according to new research from Canada Life.
Despite the uncertainty brought on by Covid-19, investors and IFAs feel more confident than when compared to the start of the pandemic, according to Opinium.
Nearly half of UK investors believe they have become more risk-averse since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, new research from FJP Investment has revealed.
Young people that fail to save into a pension because of the Covid crisis could miss out on thousands in savings by retirement age
Purely Pensions, a specialist in pension advice, complex retirement planning and defined benefit transfer advice, has uncovered that many young people starting work in the wake of the crisis who may have chosen not to begin saving towards their pension, could miss out on tens of thousands in savings by the time they reach retirement age.
Financial advisers believe new strains of the coronavirus, along with an uneven global vaccine campaign, pose the biggest risk to current market stability, according to a survey carried out by Quilter Investors.
Following the disruption to process for applying a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), as a result of the pandemic, there has been a significant drop in the number registered over the past year.