Mid- Life MOT could bring commercial benefit

The Mid Life MOT could bring a “commercial benefit” to businesses, Pension Minister Guy Opperman has stated. Speaking at the annual conference, Opperman said, “The evidence will show absolutely conclusively that if you wish to retain your people, the 20 year people who have absolute muscle memory of your business, if you wish to have

Thousands at risk of missing out on extra pension income

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of people over 55 do not know that medical conditions or lifestyle choices could increase the money they receive from an Annuity. The Price of Freedom Research has shown that many retirees could be losing out on a higher pension income by not disclosing health issues or lifestyle

Women’s Pension pot five times lower than men’s

The average pension pot for a woman in the U.K. is five times less than a man’s, a new research from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has found. In its report published on 24th October 2018, CII said that the average pension pot for a 65 year old woman is £35,800, one-fifth of a man’s,

One in ten are working after age of 65

The number of men and women working beyond their 65th birthday has more than quadrupled in the past 20 years, figures show. Some 10 percent of over 65s are now in work – a record 1.2 million, up from 272,000 in 1997.  The average age of retirement has also increased, with experts warning that working

Beware of scam callers relating to Annuities

Warnings have just been issued in relation to cold callers as your details may have been given to unscrupulous people.

A 70 year old today will reach 120

There’s a 70 year old alive today who will be the first Britain to reach the age of 120 years old. Our first 150 year old is being born about now. The number of people living over the age of 100 has reached a record high. In 2012 there were 13,350 centenarians living in the

Savings run out only seven years after retirement

We spend our working lives looking forward to an old age in which we can happily indulge in holidays and hobbies – but now it seems the typical nest egg put aside will vanish just seven years after retirement. The result is that the average Briton will have to contend without any savings at all

Will you have peace of mind in your retirement?

Seminar – Will you have Peace of Mind in Retirement? A Special Seminar was organised in Beeston, Nottingham, with advice on a problem many elderly people face – selling their home to fund residential or nursing care. Peace of Mind in Retirement is designed for anyone over the age of 65 or with elderly parents. The

Nottingham’s Lord Mayor attends course

A former Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Cllr. John Hartshorne, attended a Pre-Retirement Course at the Council House, organised by the Nottingham and District Pre-Retirement Council. He said: “The course was very informative and covered a wide range of subjects, including Finance, Health, Income Tax, Pensions/Benefits and included pointers on how to get the best out

51 years of operation

In 2018 the Nottingham & District Pre-Retirement Council celebrate their 51st  Birthday. They have been based on the High Road at Beeston for 38 years and before this in Nottingham City Centre. Each year, over 200 people have attended our courses and have gained valuable help and support. We have received so many letters, e mails

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