The overall cost of pension tax relief rose slightly in 2016/17 to £38.6bn, from £38.5bn in 2015/16, according to annual HMRC estimates, representing a "stabilisation" compared with previous years.
The latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), however, saw income tax relief on self-employed pension contributions remain at £700m in 2016/17 - barely half the level of that in 2007/08 (£1.3bn)....
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
Robin Ellison says The Pensions Regulator's decision to fine the Financial Conduct Authority £2,000 because of shortcomings in its pension scheme is symptomatic of the grandstanding now common among regulators
Members are increasingly seeking external adjudication on schemes’ approach to ESG issues. Stephen Richards outlines the steps trustees can take to prepare for this activism.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a £2,000 fine to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Pension Plan due to a non-compliant chair’s statement.
As schemes face additional hurdles to appoint fiduciary managers, Paul Wharton outlines the key considerations for all trustees in the process.