Retirement | Masterclass with Robert Peston

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  • 45 mins 22 secs

Retirement markets are always lively, but when it comes to pensions are millennials saving enough? In this Masterclass hosted by Robert Peston, ITV political editor, experts look at whether the recent tax changes will mean stability in pensions and if the recent election will have an impact on retirement policies.

Taking part in the discussion are:

  • Gregg McClymont, Head of Retirement, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Simon Ellis, Global Head of Client Segments, HSBC Global Asset Management
  • Andrew Dickson, Investment Director, Standard Life Investments

Learning outcomes:

  1. The role of annuities in a world of pension freedoms
  2. Education and engagement in the DC world
  3. The political will for future pension reform


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