Pension Scams. Don't Get Stung. A title and tag-line from the Pension Regulator's latest "Action Pack" to pension funds warning of the dangers of pensions liberation. Martin Jenkins argues that the policy approach taken by the regulator has been disproportionate and one-dimensional.
A new wave is about to break of liberators seeking to take up new pensions flexibility. There has been speculation as to what level of interest there will be in encashment of pension rights. In my view...
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
Seven bodies with responsibility for protecting UK pension savers’ pots have joined forces to create an information guide to reassure scheme members amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial wellbeing in the UK.
Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.
Costly DB scheme regulations can result in abuses of equitable relations among stakeholders, say Iain Clacher and Con Keating.
There are many reasons why trustees may need to complete a benefit rectification exercise. Faye Jarvis explores the key considerations in these instances.