Skandia has seen a rapid rise in the number of advisers writing flexible drawdown business on its pension platform, with figures up 200% in the past 12 months.
In this week's quick-fire poll we ask: Should Flexible Drawdown be scrapped?
Two-thirds of advisers think the annuity system is “failing consumers” which is leading many to consider drawdown as an alternative route for clients, according to Skandia’s latest adviser poll.
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