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Tom Selby is a multi-award winning former financial journalist specialising in pensions and retirement issues. He spent almost six years at adviser trade magazine Money Marketing, initially as pensions reporter before becoming Head of News in 2014. Tom joined AJ Bell as Senior Analyst in April 2016. He has a degree in economics from Newcastle University.

Retirement outcomes review

It seems to be universally accepted that the announcement of the pension freedoms caught most regulators on the hop, with the FCA worst affected. Perhaps less widely accepted is the view that the lack of consultation and tight timeframe between the freedoms’ announcement and the go-live date meant that those same regulators were forced to...

Pensions outlook 2018

Ironically as the World became destabilised by the twin forces of Brexit and Donald Trump – not to mention a UK general election, mounting global tensions over North Korea and an emboldened Vladimir Putin – 2017 was a year of relative tranquillity for pensions. Aside from the illogical and unnecessary cut in the amount savers...