UK - Financial firms will have greater flexibility in choosing examinations under new proposals on training and qualification from the FSA.
Currently, any new qualifications need to be approved by the FSA and consultation is required before the rules can be changed to let firms use them.
Under the new proposals, firms will either be able to rely on the Skills Council’s list of appropriate exams or make their own decision based on the needs of their firm and its customers.
Trustees lack expertise, time and resources to develop effective communications on technical pensions issues and need professional help, a major review of the British Steel saga has concluded.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if you think trustees should consult directly with members before agreeing to a DB superfund buyout.
Thousands of savers taking tax-free lump sums ahead of retirement are at risk of a pensions shortfall in later life due to neglecting their remaining pot, Zurich has warned.
Professional Pensions is looking to update its list of pensions master trusts in the UK ahead of authorisation. Can you help?