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FT.com - Your Pension
- ?No plans to bolster pension safeguards?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:57 GMT
Guidance will be main weapon against mis-selling when new rules come into force
- Spanish flu gives pension groups 100-year headache
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:44:25 GMT
Epidemic created flaws in official mortality database, with implications for today?s pensions sector
- Pension guidance providers announced
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:07:37 GMT
But government-backed Money Advice Service has no direct role
- Pension reform at risk of failure
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:17:15 GMT
Lack of clarity over details threatens overhaul, says industry
BBC Business News
- Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:43:40 GMT
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
- 'Negligence' behind Total boss death
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:45:09 GMT
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
- Shares boosted by ECB report
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:51 GMT
Stocks across Europe rise after a report says the European Central Bank is considering new moves to stimulate the eurozone's economy.
- Online banking glitch at Nationwide
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:21:28 GMT
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.
- VIDEO: Can pioneering paralysis therapy help others?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:39 GMT
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.
- Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:10:04 GMT
Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.
- US probes 'stray Syria air drop'
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:08:01 GMT
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
- Pair retract Thai murder confessions
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:51:44 GMT
Two Burmese men accused of killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand have retracted their confessions, lawyers say.