UK - Scottish Widows is hosting a series of pension simplification roadshows this month and October.
The nationwide roadshows, which begin in Reading on September 14, aim to help independent financial advisers cope with the “biggest changes they have faced for years”.
Speakers at the roadshows, which end in Cardiff on October 14, will include high-profile IFAs, product experts and representatives from leading investment houses.
Scottish Widows’ Ian Nais-mith will present a provider’s perspective and explain possible new pre- and post-retirement products.
Presentations from Schroders and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership will cover asset allocation and identify opportunities to make money in UK equities.
For further details, log on to www.scottishwidows.co.uk/roadshows
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