UK - Two men have been sentenced to a total of five-and-a-half years for defrauding the Inland Revenue through a pensions liberation scam.
Steven Russell and William Ferguson were convicted at Oxford Crown Court of marketing four liberation schemes which cost the government over £1m in lost taxes.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now.
Ben Gunnee reflects on 2018 and talks about the Fiduciary Management trends to keep an eye on in 2019
Lloyds Banking Group secured 630,000 new pension customers last year, according to its 2018 annual results.
Guy Opperman has rejected calls to speed up changes to auto-enrolment (AE) despite increasing pressure to boost contribution rates and overall savings pots.