The 23rd Annual Conference on

Rethinking
RETIREMENT INCOME

Regulation and Innovation

  • Date & Time
    10th Dec 2019
    09:15 - 17:00
  • Location

    London Marriott Hotel, 

    Canary Wharf, 

    London 

    E14 4ED

  • Price
    £650+VAT
    (standard delegate ticket)
    Click REGISTER NOW to view all ticket options

Conference Overview

Welcome to Westminster and City’s 23rd Annual Retirement Income Conference – an event dedicated to delivering forensic analysis of the key trends and developments in the sector and expert commentary on what can be expected in the years ahead. The central themes this year are Regulation and Innovation.

The upheaval created by the pension freedom reforms has been accompanied by heightened regulatory scrutiny and intervention – which continues to shape the market. Current priorities include implementing the requirements arising from the Retirement Outcomes Review and further significant changes have been proposed for DB transfers.

By contrast, product innovation in the pension freedom era has thus far been relatively limited. But while there has been little product development, there has been genuine innovation in other areas.
Much of this has centred on efforts to assist customers, and advisers, navigate the complexities of the new era. Technology has tended to be the enabler and the emergence of new technologies have the potential to truly transform the market.

Attend this event to remain abreast of the latest developments, gain new insights and network with the key players in the sector.

Speakers include senior representatives from:

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY
AJ BELL
SMART PENSION
HUB FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS
CAPITAL GROUP
SPIRE PLATFORM SOLUTIONS
AGE PARTNERSHIP
PRUDENTIAL
QUILTER FINANCIAL PLANNING
COGNIZANT
JUST GROUP

For full details please request a brochure

 

The conference is being held at the London Marriott, Canary Wharf, London E14 4ED. Tel 020 7093 1000. This London Marriott is a five star hotel in the heart of the financial district of Canary Wharf, overlooking the water. It is of modern, spacious design with a purpose built function room. It is conveniently located near Canary Wharf and West India Quay stations on the DLR. Please click here for a map and directions.

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What is Included

The Standard Delegate Ticket at £650 + VAT total £780 includes speaker documentation, printed copies of visuals, refreshments on arrival, mid-morning and mid-afternoon, pre-lunch drinks, lunch with wine and the post conference pack.

The Multiple Delegate Ticket at £545 per person covers exactly the same as the standard ticket but at a reduced rate where three or more delegates from the same company are registered at the same time.

The Special Rate Ticket is applicable to certain trustees of pension schemes where trusteeship is their primary role, small IFA firms, registered charities and other categories designated by us from time to time. Please call 020 7582 6516 for details. Availability at the discretion of the organisers.

Lunch is included with all registrations and is an important part of the day’s networking. If you have special requirements (vegetarian, dairy free, no shell fish etc) we can cater for you if we know in advance. Please use the message facility or call us on 020 7582 6516.

What is Not Included

Travel to and from the venue and overnight accommodation if required is the responsibility of individual delegates and not included in the registration fee. If it is required it must be separately booked. Because prices charged by London hotels change almost daily we are unable to quote firm room rates. Apart from the anticipated occupancy levels on any specific date, rates vary according to when the booking is made. We are, however, able to make suggestions of nearby hotels worth considering. We shall be happy to assist with any queries if you call 020 7582 6516.

Terms of Payment. The full fee becomes payable on registration and should be paid prior to the event. Terms of business are in accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act.

Payment Methods.  The preferred method of payment is bank to bank transfer or debit card. We regret that because of bank charges we are no longer accepting credit cards.

Cancellations, in writing only, received and acknowledged 14 clear days prior to an event are subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Registrations or cancellations made within the 14 day period prior to an event are payable in full in all circumstances.

Substitutions. There is no extra charge for substitutions as long as we are notified before the conference starts and any replacement is from the same company. Substitutions for part of the conference only are not possible.

No Sharing or Splitting. Each registration applies to one named person only. Registrations cannot be shared or split between different people even if they are present for different parts of the day.

Non-Appearance on the day is chargeable, whether or not the invoice has been paid.

Programme Changes. Every effort is made to keep to the published programme but occasionally speaker, venue or timetable changes are unavoidable. The right to change arrangements without liability is reserved and no liability is accepted for consequential loss.

If you wish to promote your brand, product or service at the event we have a range of competitively priced packages available. Please click here for more details.

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If you are unable to attend the conference but would like to know what was discussed, you can pre-order the event soundtrack and visuals from our Information Centre

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