Woodford also argued that his portfolio was full of undervalued stocks due a bounceback.
The right to claim money on the grounds of a deceased spouse’s pension has largely been abolished.
Newly-built houses will be sold on a freehold basis and ground rents on new leases will be cut to zero.
First-time buyers need to earn an average salary of £54,400 a year to buy their first home in a typical UK city, research reveals.
After discussions with shareholders, the WPCT board plans to address several concerns, including gearing levels.
The problem is being exacerbated by the rising age of the state pension.
Nine in 10 over-65s have not planned for future social care costs, a report suggests.
The proposed structure will be able to hold equities and bonds traded on public markets, as well as less liquid assets.
London Capital and Finance’s mini-bond went into administration at the start of the year, leaving 11,000 investors at risk of losing most of their money.
Shareholder remuneration has historically been low on the list of priorities for companies in the region.
With the US market now in the longest expansion on record, what’s behind its new lease of life?
Average contributions in defined contribution schemes rose from 3.4% to 5% in 2018.