New beginnings, toilet roll and loneliness. Is this the real story of retirement?

Legal & General have been speaking to some of their pensioners about the good, the bad and the unexpected things about retirement.


Critical Illness - Paying the Claim, Providing the Care

Financial protection support services can and do play a key part in supporting your vulnerable clients who have received a life changing medical diagnosis.


BTL Mortgage Process - keeping up with the new regulation

The buy-to-let landscape has seen many changes in recent times and brokers together with their clients, have had a lot to digest, particularly where property portfolios are concerned


The Tipton Discusses Self & Custom Build Mortgages

The self and custom build sector is estimated to reach 16,500 completions by 2020, however lenders still seem reluctant to embrace this expanding market.


Business Protection - Don't overlook a huge opportunity

It's the large and lucrative financial planning area that's surprisingly under-served. We're talking, of course, about business protection. Protecting your clients' businesses could be good for your business.


Business Protection - Tips for Advisers on Engaging with Clients

Despite the need for protection, advisers often tell us that it's hard to engage with business owners. Conversations about business protection don't need to be complex. Often a simple question can reveal a great deal.


What are Advisers saying about Equity Release?

Equity release is a hot topic. No longer a ‘last resort’ option considered only by a small number of niche advisers – it now represents almost a third of later life borrowing. Legal & General share their latest research on this growing market.


Industry Voice Issue 2

Our second issue of the IRESS Industry Voice explores the challenges and opportunities that digitalisation is creating for financial advice firms.


Flexibility is key for new drawdown clients

Pension drawdown has become the favourite retirement option since the pension freedom changes, with more than twice as many people moving into drawdown than buying annuities.

Financial Advice

Commercial property investment: the essentials

With increases to stamp duty and the new mortgage tax relief regime introduced, some investors are looking at commercial property as a potential investment


Get prepared for a growing older borrower market

Older Borrowers are beginning to see a wider range of options available


Getting to the heart of the matter

We can’t mend a broken heart, but we can ensure that financial support is there for your clients when something does go wrong.

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