New pensions minister Ros Altmann has outlined her primary objectives in the role, including safeguarding the retirement ‘freedoms' that were introduced last month.
Altmann said she aimed to "protect the pensioners of today and tomorrow" as she was welcomed into the Department for Work and Pensions.
She said her priorities were to "take forward work to bring in the new State Pension, help millions more to be enrolled into good quality workplace pension schemes, and safeguard new freedom and choice as to how people access their savings".
The long-time pension campaigner's inclusion in Prime Minister David Cameron's new-look ministerial team was considered surprising by some, though her appointment has largely been welcomed.
In the first of a five-part series of articles for PP, pensions minister Guy Opperman sets out how impending legislation will improve pensions for members.
Tim Shepherd and Beth Brown look at the legal implications of working from home and how pension professionals can mitigate the risks.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has substantially increased the usage of its powers against trustees – posting a sharp rise in the use of formal information gathering powers and High Court production orders during the three months to the end of September....
The Pension Schemes Bill has completed its third reading, crossing its latest hurdle in the House of Commons.
An amendment to the Pensions Schemes Bill which would have seen people given a pre-booked Pension Wise appointment ahead of accessing their retirement savings has been defeated.