Professional Pensions | 05 Nov 2014 | 11:42 |
Demand for drawdown is likely to increase by a factor of five when retirement freedoms kick-in, causing a market ‘capacity crunch’, Standard Life has warned.
The Pensions Regulator has fined its first firms over auto-enrolment issues. Natasha Browne looks at the significance of this
Professional Pensions | 03 Nov 2014 | 10:56
The industry is panicked by all the reforms unleashed in the Budget 2014, but AE is well under way. This is one area in which it can sit back and rest assured it has done enough to make the initiative work.
Professional Pensions | 18 Sep 2014 | 11:29 |
Professional Pensions | 16 Sep 2014 | 10:35 |
A ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum could see Standard Life move its pensions, investment and other long-term savings operations out of the country.
Professional Pensions | 11 Sep 2014 | 11:56 |
Pension providers that “cream off profits” and withdraw from the auto-enrolment (AE) market just as small and medium-sized employers (SMEs) stage should be fined, Defaqto says.
Professional Pensions | 10 Sep 2014 | 13:09 |
Standard Life has announced it is closing its defined benefit scheme – currently used by 55% of its employees – to future accrual from April 2016.
Professional Pensions | 09 Sep 2014 | 13:29 |
The cost of implementing the 0.75% charge cap has already overshot expectations from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Professional Pensions | 06 Aug 2014 | 11:10 |
Annuity margins at insurer Standard Life were down 59% in the first half of the year due to the sweeping changes to retirement income announced in the Budget, latest results show.
Professional Pensions | 05 Aug 2014 | 10:49 |
The pensions industry must work together to establish an efficient and consistent transfer method or risk having a poorer version inflicted upon it by the regulator, Tom McPhail has said.
Professional Pensions | 11 Jul 2014 | 10:10 |
Natasha Browne looks at what an independent Scotland would mean for occupational pension schemes
Professional Pensions | 27 Jun 2014 | 12:43
Prudential has become the latest life company to report severely hit annuity sales in the wake of radical reforms to how people can access their pension.
Professional Pensions | 08 May 2014 | 13:39 |
Standard Life has said its sales of annuities have fallen by half following changes to the rules around retirement announced in last month's Budget.
Professional Pensions | 30 Apr 2014 | 11:27 |
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