Professional Pensions | 16 Mar 2015 | 09:36 |
Chancellor George Osborne will further relax pension rules in his Budget on Wednesday to allow the sale of annuity contracts.
Jonathan Stapleton says pensioners who cash in annuities after two or three years would just lose huge portions of their pot in fees and taxes
Professional Pensions | 13 Mar 2015 | 11:44 |
Increasing pension contributions should be the day one priority of the pensions minister post-election according to Steve Webb.
Professional Pensions | 13 Mar 2015 | 09:48 |
A Labour government would not look to repeal 'freedom and choice' pension policies but would implement safeguards to prevent misselling.
Professional Pensions | 13 Mar 2015 | 09:12 |
Controversial proposals to allow existing pensioners to sell their annuities for cash - and insurers to compete for the contracts - are to be discussed by ministers this week ahead of the 18 March Budget, according to reports.
Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2015 | 11:00 |
The next government should establish an independent pensions commission as soon as possible after the May general election, MPs have urged today.
Professional Pensions | 10 Mar 2015 | 11:50 |
Increased consumer choice under pensions freedom coupled with greater potential fraud risk has increased the argument for a single pensions regulator, MPs have said.
Professional Pensions | 10 Mar 2015 | 10:32 |
David Fairs says it’s time for some quiet reflection over the future of pension taxation.
Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2015 | 15:07 |
The news was dominated by plans from the three main parties to cut tax relief and increase auto-enrolment contributions this week. Here's what you might have missed.
Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2015 | 10:51 |
It’s been four years since the end of the Bridge Trustees case and the legislation it prompted is now in effect. Pádraig Floyd looks at what schemes should do to ensure they are compliant.
Professional Pensions | 04 Mar 2015 | 12:28 |
A flat rate of 33% pensions tax relief could save the Treasury between £1.7bn and £2.2bn a year, according to the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
Professional Pensions | 03 Mar 2015 | 13:14 |
The next government cannot afford to wait until 2017 to review minimum auto-enrolment contributions, according to pensions minister Steve Webb.
Professional Pensions | 03 Mar 2015 | 13:13 |
Money Advice Service chief executive Caroline Rookes has been appointed a trustee to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) by pensions minister Steve Webb.
Professional Pensions | 02 Mar 2015 | 12:45 |
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