Hannah Brenton looks at the murky world of pension ‘liberation’ companies that prey on scheme members in desperate need of cash – and what schemes can do to stop them.
‘Withdraw Your Pension NOW,’ booms an online advertisement, ‘You can’t sell your UK Pension early BUT you can transfer to cash FAST.’ Through website promotions, cold-calls and adverts like...
The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model
Britain's vote to leave the European Union has shocked pollsters and investors, but what are the legislative and regulatory changes schemes and trustees can expect? James Phillips reports
The combined deficit of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has hit £900bn following Britain's historic decision to leave the EU.
The secondary annuities market will only work if the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) puts in place adequate protections to prevent consumers being ripped off.