Press Cuttings

Read the latest about pension-led funding from the national press.

Pension-led funding done right: The disruptive law firm with a clear roadmap for growth


Michael Burne, founder of a new disruptive law firm, explains how the business decided pension-led funding was the way forward.


Real Business
19, July, 2017

A dog’s dinner, or a dog for dinner?


The deeply unpleasant news that the Yulin dog meat festival is to go ahead despite global abhorrence and calls for its banning set me thinking about Chinese regulation and the different approaches that our two financial systems take to ensuring an orderly market and investor confidence.


Accounting Web
23, June, 2017

Business owners should think about accessing their pensions early


Here are a few stats that may surprise or even shock you. Many small business owners say they are going to work past the age of 70 fearing they will run out of cash, while a quarter admits they will never retire – partially because of a lack of retirement funds.


Business Zone
12, April, 2017

SME owners face retirement “time bomb”


Of the SME owners questioned, 42% anticipate retiring at 70 or after, or not retiring at all, and more than half expect a pension pot of less than £500,000 to fund their retirement. In addition, 45% of Forum business owners fear they will outlive their retirement funds.


HSBC Knowledge
10, April, 2017

SME owners face retirement “time bomb”


A new report says small business owners in Britain have unrealistic pension expectations and could be sitting on a retirement "time bomb".


Start up donut
7, April, 2017

SME owners face retirement “time bomb”


The report is based on the results of a recent YouGov poll of 1,200 SME decision-makers conducted by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management; it found that over half of small business owners say they have inadequate pension pots to fund their retirement and many fear they will outlive their retirement funds.


Hertfordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Marketing Hub
7, April, 2017

SME owners face retirement “time bomb”


A new report says small business owners in Britain have unrealistic pension expectations and could be sitting on a retirement "time bomb".


Gain in business
7, April, 2017

Guest Column: Businesses need better pension planning – Carty


Two years on from the introduction of Pension Freedoms, a new report finds many SME owners have unrealistic expectations of how much their pensions and businesses will contribute to their retirement, writes Clifton Asset Management’s Anthony Carty.


Financial Planning Today
6, April, 2017

Podcast: Small business owners face a retirement ‘time bomb’


According to a new report released by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management small business owners are facing a retirement 'time bomb'. The report shows a bleak outlook for small business owners - particularly those aged 50+ - and their financial security. So what should small business owners and entrepreneurs be doing to secure their funds for later life?


Share Radio
5, April, 2017

Small business owners fear they will outlive their retirement funds


Many small business owners expect to retire beyond 70 and have a pension pot of under £500,000


Startups
5, April, 2017