Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 11:55
The government's free impartial at-retirement guidance is aimed at middle Britain, not high or low net worth individuals, pensions minister Steve Webb has told MPs.
Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.
Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:41
BT has lost its fight to hold onto a partial exemption from paying the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy.
Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:55 |
Short service refunds are to be banned from October 2015 according to the pensions minister.
Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:14 |
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) expects the guidance guarantee to “help people understand the questions they should be asking”, not offer choices for them, director of policy David Geale has told MPs.
Professional Pensions | 21 Oct 2014 | 12:38 |
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has replaced 35 trustees in the last two years as part of efforts to clampdown on pension scams.
Professional Pensions | 21 Oct 2014 | 12:34 |
The state pension will be an adequate safety net if people make bad decisions when pension freedoms come in from April 2015 according to Prime Minister David Cameron.
Professional Pensions | 20 Oct 2014 | 12:06 |
The Citizens Advice Bureau and The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) will deliver the government’s guidance guarantee, but the Money Advice Service (MAS) appears to have been dropped as a provider.
Professional Pensions | 20 Oct 2014 | 11:00 |
Many schemes are run by people who lack the expertise and skills for the role according to European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) chairman Gabriel Bernardino.
Professional Pensions | 17 Oct 2014 | 12:48 |
The charge cap will apply to all defined contribution workplace schemes – here is a (non-exhaustive) list of what is included in the cap and what isn’t.
Professional Pensions | 17 Oct 2014 | 12:13 |
The government has published draft regulations to introduce minimum governance standards for workplace pensions and a 0.75% charge cap on default funds.
Professional Pensions | 17 Oct 2014 | 12:00 |
Here it is. The full implementation timetable for the Better Workplace Pensions measures on DC governance, transparency and charges announced in the Department for Work and Pensions consultation today.
Professional Pensions | 17 Oct 2014 | 11:56 |
Trustees and scheme sponsors have a responsibility to help prevent employees being pulled in by pension scams, according to The Pensions Regulator chairman Mark Boyle.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 17:18 |
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