The Treasury took the lead on the retirement flexibilities introduced in April because they were mostly concerned with removing tax charges, Chancellor George Osborne has said.
During a Treasury Select Committee hearing yesterday, Osborne was questioned by committee chairman Andrew Tyrie on why his department had been the decisive player in ‘freedom and choice'. Osborne explained...
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.
Julian Mund writes about planning for the future and the four challenges he sees for the pension industry over the next five years.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has called on the government to implement regulations for schemes to better assist savers with complex decisions regarding pot access at the point of retirement.