This week's top stories include the announcement to increase the lifetime allowance, and industry reaction to the Autumn Budget.
Budget papers have confirmed the lifetime allowance for pensions will increase to £1,03m for the tax year 2018/19.
The pension industry's reaction to the lack of policy in the Autumn Budget has been a mixture of relief and disappointment.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Budget, with pensions left largely untouched.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will clarify guidance on investments with long-term horizons as part of the government's plans to encourage pension funds to invest more in infrastructure, according to Autumn Budget documents.
Hymans Robertson has launched a tool to help schemes more easily assess their readiness to complete a buy-in and the benefits this could bring.
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.