Achieving a Gold Standard in Pension Transfers

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that both Paul Fazackerley and George Simpson have achieved Pension Transfer Gold Standard after going through a strict application process.   What is the Pension Transfer Gold Standard? Awarded by the Personal Finance Society (PFS), the Gold Standard is a voluntary code of good practice for Safeguarded and Defined Benefit… Read more »

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Furnley House Foundation update  

The Furnley House Foundation was created to improve the lives of as many people as possible within our community. Usually, we hold a number of events to help us bring the community together and raise over £40,000 each year for charities and not for profits.   The year so far We hosted a well-supported quiz… Read more »

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Meet our team: Matt Hughes

Get to know Matt Hughes, one of our Financial Planners and a Chartered Associate of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. When and why did you join Furnley House? I joined the Furnley House team in December 2019. Previously, I worked for a smaller independent advisory firm, Richard Billington IFA, training to be an adviser… Read more »

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Pensions Sharing and why it’s so important…

After property, pensions are often the largest single asset to be divided in a divorce proceeding. The Welfare Reform and Pensions Act (WRPA) of 1999 introduced a new pension sharing framework for divorcing couples, but two decades later this continues to be a poorly understood field of family law. Research conducted by Scottish Widows in… Read more »

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