Pension minister Steve Webb's decision to stop foreign spouses claiming UK state pension based on their husband or wife's history of National Insurance contributions is 'cynical' and a knee-jerk reaction to UKIP's election success, deVere Group has said.
The move, announced by Webb over the long weekend, means from 2016 the government will scrap claims on contributions made by a spouse under the married person's allowance. Therefore, after 2016, spouses...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said it will continue with its “clear, quick and tough” approach to driving up standards across the pensions industry following the coronavirus pandemic.
Gemma Willingham and Tom McNaughton look at how trustees can respond to increasingly-used data subject access requests.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Stephen Timms will table an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill to allow schemes to pause transfers when a scam is suspected.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a review to assess the effectiveness of costs, charges and transparency measures in protecting pension member outcomes.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) has ordered a former owner of Norton Motorcycles to pay back £14m of pension fund monies that he had invested in the struggling sponsor.