The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a scathing review of tax and benefits proposals from the main parties, branding the triple lock "absurd" and tax-relief plans "misguided".
The think tank's briefing note Taxes and Benefits: The Parties' Plans, published today, takes the Conservatives and Labour to task for proposing to overhaul an "eminently sensible part of the income tax...
Caroline Kurup explores the latest TPR guidance on superfund transfers and what scheme trustees should be considering
Pension scheme trustees and sponsors should only seek to transfer members’ benefits to a defined benefit (DB) consolidator if there is no “realistic prospect of buyout in the foreseeable future”, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
Guy Opperman says two page, simpler statements as well as an annual ‘season’ in which to issue them could be transformative steps for the UK pensions industry
A second pensions bill is likely during the “life of this parliament”, according to pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman.
A “legitimate debate and discussion” is needed over future auto-enrolment (AE) contribution rates, says Guy Opperman, and that could take place next year.