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April 2017

30/05/2017

Old Mutual Wealth announces that Jon Little has joined the Old Mutual Wealth Board (‘the Board’) as an independent Non-Executive Director.

22/05/2017

If you are covering the current debate over care policy and the Conservative’s apparent U-turn on proposals outlined in their manifesto, please see the following comment from Old Mutual Wealth head of retirement policy, Jon Greer:

18/05/2017

In their manifesto the Conservative Party outlined their plans to tackle the social care crisis. These policies include increasing the threshold for free social care from £23,250 to £100,000. They also said they would extend the deferred payment plan to those receiving care at home. The scheme, which is currently available to those who decide to go into a care home, involves signing a legal agreement with the council, saying that care costs can be delayed, but will be repaid when your home is sold or after their death.  

18/05/2017

If you are covering the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledge to replace the triple lock with a double lock, please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Old Mutual Wealth:

18/05/2017

If you are covering the Conservative party manifesto please see the following commentary from Old Mutual Wealth head of retirement policy, Jon Greer.

16/05/2017

If you are writing about the Labour manifesto and associated documents, please see the following commentary from Old Mutual Wealth head of retirement policy Jon Greer, and tax & financial planning expert Rachael Griffin covering the following:

15/05/2017

Today the Conservative party began outlining their policies on how they plan to improve work and employment and Theresa May has said ‘the conservative party has always been the true party of those workers.’ However, so far the Conservative Party have failed to address a major hiccup in their new apprenticeship scheme.* 

15/05/2017

A shared sector commitment to arm thousands of school children with essential money skills

12/05/2017

The Conservative Party are rumoured to be considering a death tax to fund the social care crisis. With inheritances expected to increase drastically over the next 10 years, Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Old Mutual Wealth thinks alternative sources of funding should be found. 

11/05/2017

If you are covering the TPR announcement today relating to employer breaches of auto-enrolment requirements, please see the following comment from Old Mutual Wealth retirement policy expert, Jon Greer: 

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