Almost half of respondents thought that getting rid of compulsory annuitisation would increase the threat of liberation fraud. Just over a third rejected the idea, however, and many claimed that the move had legalised liberation.
"Pension Freedom (Day) and pension liberation are surely synonymous," said another critic. "As any theologian will tell you, giving people freedom means giving them freedom to do the wrong thing." Another...
Government plans to increase the general levy will disproportionately hit members who have been auto-enrolled, says Darren Philp
The professional trustee accreditation process, set up by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG), has been delayed again and is now expected to launch “in the new year”.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published guidance detailing how schemes that use fiduciary managers should run a competitive tender process when appointing a manager.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will deliver its judgment next month in a landmark case on whether pension lifeboat funds are paying out the right level of benefits.
The Conservative party will hold reviews of the tapered annual allowance and net-pay schemes if it is elected back into government, it has said.