Andrew Hopper

WorkPlace Pensions Consultant

Andrew is a financial planning consultant and the workplace pensions lead at Albert Goodman.  Andrew began his career in Financial Services almost 20 years ago following 8 years in the Royal Navy.  Andrew holds the IFS Diploma in Financial Planning.

 


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Business protection for business owners

Business protection is always something to think about. Many business owners are potentially vulnerable should death or serious illness cause a major change to their business situation. This unpalatable possibility…

Auto-Enrolment Update

The automatic enrolment of the UK workforce into a formal pension arrangement has introduced over 10 million people to retirement saving. Taking that statistic on face value – it’s been a…

Protecting your financial security

Protecting your financial security – something many overlook, misunderstand or take the ‘it will never happen to me’ view. Ask people about what insurance they have, they’ll say their property,…

PENSION INCOME OPTIONS

FLEXI ACCESS DRAWDOWN   Building up a healthy retirement fund to enjoy retirement should be a priority for most people. Having built up your pension fund, you arrive at a…

Avoiding Hidden Dangers In Retirement

The 2015 pension freedoms changed the way we take income in retirement. No longer having to buy an annuity at retirement has increased flexibility enormously but the freedoms mean people…

What is a Workplace Pension

Workplace Pension New pension legislation called auto-enrolment was passed by the government in 2008. Employers must mandatorily enrol eligible workers into a qualifying workplace pension scheme. A workplace pension scheme…

Auto-enrolment and the role of the employer

Auto-enrolment – employer duties A new policy paper prepared jointly by legal firm Eversheds Sutherland and pension provider Royal London warned that there is a risk that employers aren’t doing…