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03 Sep, 2012, 11:18 BST Standard Life Adds Eight Vanguard Funds to its International Bond

Dublin-based Standard Life International has added eight Vanguard funds to its International Bond. Standard Life is looking to meet the growing...


20 Aug, 2012, 17:32 BST Standard Life Readies Retail International Bond for RDR

Standard Life today announces changes to its Retail International Bond in the run up to RDR implementation. Standard Life will facilitate a...


18 Jun, 2012, 15:14 BST Standard Life Launches Auto-Enrolment Toolkit

Standard Life has launched a toolkit aimed at helping employers and advisers plan for the introduction of auto-enrolment and identify the potential...


31 May, 2012, 17:38 BST Standard Life Reveals Most Parents Feel Financially Supporting Their Grown Up Children is 'Their Duty'

According to Standard Life research, over half of parents feel it is "their duty as a parent" to financially support their grown up children. A third ...


30 Mar, 2012, 15:19 BST Standard Life Reveals Less Than a Third of UK Adults Know When the Tax Year Ends

Standard Life's 'Financial Efficiency' research shows that a large number of people in the UK are at risk of missing the opportunity to capitalise on ...


12 Mar, 2012, 16:31 GMT Standard Life Reveals "Don't Spend What You Don't Have" as Top Money Saving Tactic in UK

Research carried out for Standard Life suggests that, in the last three years, 5.3 million additional UK adults* have started adopting money saving...


12 Mar, 2012, 16:24 GMT Standard Life Launches Ground-breaking Corporate Investment Range

Standard Life has launched a new range of investments for corporate pension schemes aimed at making it easier for employees to select an investment...


10 Feb, 2012, 11:53 GMT Standard Life Launches new IFA Tax Planning Hub

Standard Life has revealed that almost two-thirds (64%) of financial advisers believe tax planning advice has become more important for their...


12 Dec, 2011, 15:52 GMT Standard Life Teams up With Legacy Asset Systems to Support Asset Migration to Standard Life Wrap

Standard Life, a market leading platform provider, has teamed up with Legacy Asset Systems to support advisers migrating assets to the Standard Life...


02 Nov, 2011, 12:22 GMT Standard Life Reveals Losing a Loved One is Greatest Fear in Retirement

Standard Life has revealed that a third (32 per cent) of retired Britons declared that losing a partner, loved one or close friend is their greatest...


01 Nov, 2011, 18:01 GMT Standard Life Announces that Economic Climate Could Force Retirement Rethink

Standard Life, the savings and investment specialist, has published new insight that suggests that the UK could be heading towards a perfect...


28 Oct, 2011, 17:12 BST Standard Life Reveals Inflation Can Reduce a Retiree's Purchasing Power by 68%

Standard Life, the savings and investment specialist, has warned that the effects of inflation can seriously damage one's retirement wealth. New data ...


06 Oct, 2011, 17:54 BST Standard Life Reveals Financial Commitments as Significant as Key Emotional Relationships

Financial commitments are as significant as key emotional relationships for people in the UK, according to research from Standard Life. It found that ...


07 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Commitment Peak Begins at 35 for Average Person in the UK

- Standard Life publish ' Your Commitments, Your Future' defining three core commitment stages during a lifetime - Financial and emotional...


23 Aug, 2011, 15:06 BST Standard Life Reveals University Debt Headache for Parents

Standard Life has revealed that more than half of parents potentially underestimate the maximum amount of debt their child could leave university...


08 Aug, 2011, 16:53 BST Standard Life Reveals Brits Tend to Miss Bargain Investments

Standard Life has found that the majority of UK consumers can spot a good deal when it comes to a holiday, but are likely to miss out on a good deal...


07 Jul, 2011, 12:22 BST Standard Life Charitable Trust and Shelter Partner to Help People in Need of Financial Advice

Standard Life Charitable Trust has announced it is to partner with Shelter to help more people find housing and money advice. The Standard Life...


17 Jun, 2011, 17:10 BST Vebnet Announces Partnership With vielife

Vebnet has enhanced its employee benefits, offering to allow global access to an online health and wellbeing solution, by partnering with employee...


26 May, 2011, 19:31 BST Standard Life Reveals One in Eight UK Adults Can't Wait for Greater Reward

Standard Life, the long term savings and investments specialist, has conducted a poll and found that one in eight of UK adults adopt a 'live for the...


20 May, 2011, 17:50 BST Standard Life Reveals That One in Six Don't Plan Their Future Finances

Standard Life has found that people in the UK live for the moment rather than the long term, with more than one in six (17%) failing to plan their...


18 May, 2011, 18:17 BST Standard Life Reveals the Most Popular Retirement Top-Up Plans

Standard Life research* has revealed the most popular retirement top-up plans for people who have saved into a pension. Alongside using other...


22 Feb, 2011, 11:49 GMT Standard Life Makes ISA Investment Easy

Standard Life, the long term savings and investment company, has launched a new online Stocks and Shares ISA, available via its website, aimed at...


04 Feb, 2011, 19:19 GMT Standard Life Launches Active Money Personal Pension Online

Standard Life has launched the Active Money Personal Pension (AMPP) online, available via the Standard Life website.  The AMPP combines an...