This week's top stories include coverage of the Spring Budget, where the chancellor confirmed the money purchase annual allowance will fall to £4,000.
He also introduced a 25% charge on transfers into qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes, while the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's DB Taskforce called for a "superfund" consolidation model for DB schemes.
The government is pressing ahead with controversial plans to reduce the money purchase annual allowance from £10,000 to £4,000, according to Spring Budget documents.
The reduction of the annual allowance in 2014 has caused a significant rise in the number of people breaching the limit.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association has advocated a "full merger" of defined benefit schemes which splits employers from their burgeoning obligations.
The government has said pension flexibilities have raised £1.7bn more than expected so far as individuals are withdrawing more cash than previously thought.
The government has confirmed in the Spring Budget that it will align the tax treatment of foreign and domestic schemes
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you support the ruling that defined benefit (DB) trustees must equalise GMPs in past transfers.
More than £130bn of company funds are tied up in pension schemes specifically due to lower than expected levels of life expectancy improvements over the last decade, according to PwC.
XPS Pensions Group has launched a scam protection checklist to assist trustees in meeting The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) scam pledge initiative.
This week’s top stories included the rejection of an automatic guidance amendment in the Pension Schemes Bill, while The Pensions Regulator posted a sharp increase in the use of its powers.
The majority of the pensions industry agrees an eventual net-zero target should not be mandated for schemes as part of the Pension Schemes Bill, according to a Professional Pensions poll.