The number of transfers from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) schemes has been lower than expected, according to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
A review by the FRC's Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation (JFAR) on transfers found only a small increase in actual transfers despite a rise in requests for transfer values on the back of the April freedoms....
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) trustee board has warned investment returns will be lower in the future than expected as it edges closer to concluding its 2020 valuation.
Pension transfer values ended 2020 at £259,000, 8% higher than the start of the year, according to XPS Pensions, after suffering periods of substantial volatility linked to the pandemic while potential scams reached record highs.
Online provider Pension Bee has created a flexible pension for self-employed savers, allowing them to make contributions according to their income.
The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) long-term funding approach will put extra financial pressure on UK pension scheme sponsors, according to Aon.
Older savers are at risk of running out of their defined contribution (DC) pension savings with a third of their retirement still ahead, according to research by The People’s Pension and State Street Global Advisors.