Half of advisers refuse to implement pension transfers out of defined benefit (DB) schemes amid worries the regulator would hold them to account further down the line, according to research.
A survey commissioned by the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) found just a quarter of advisers are willing to undertake pension transfer requests from DB scheme members. But more...
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
The Department for Work and Pensions is to make it mandatory for auto-enrolment defined contribution (DC) schemes to use simpler annual statements.
Around one in 25 pension schemes have made use of regulatory easements to deficit recovery contribution (DRC) payment schedules, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The pensions industry must personalise interventions and auto-enrolment (AE) conversations to prevent members from squandering their pots at retirement age, according to industry experts.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has incorporated ESG considerations as well as its climate impact pledge into the default funds for the 3.3 million members in its master trust and contract-based schemes.