At Retirement

It can be difficult to understand your options at retirement. In this section, we have explained some common retirement options in plain simple language. This information is intended only as guidance. For advice on your specific circumstances, please get in touch.


Enhanced Annuities

Enhanced Annuities

An Enhanced Annuity pays a higher income in retirement if you have a medical condition that may reduce your life expectancy.

Income Drawdown

Income Drawdown

Income Drawdown is a more flexible alternative to the traditional annuity route, offering greater choice and control for many people.

Your Retirement options

Your Retirement options

On 6 April 2015 new pension rules came into force, giving you much greater flexibility over how you use your pension savings and the options you have in retirement.

Markets

Activity in China's factory sector slowed more than expected in July amid higher weaker demand overseas, equipment maintenance and higher input costs, the results of a closely-followed survey revealed.
China's factory activity expanded at a slower pace in July due to higher raw material costs, equipment maintenance and extreme weather, adding to concerns of a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
BP's Anglo-Dutch rival increased its dividend by 40 per cent last week and revealed plans to return $2billion (£1.4billion) to shareholders by the end of the year after the oil price recovered.
Royal Dutch Shell raised its dividend by almost 40 percent and said it will buy back $2 billion of shares.