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 government is to pay the tax bills of NHS workers caught out by changes to pension contribution limits who have been turning down additional work for fear of running up large tax bills.
Pensions are too complex an issue to discuss on the general election campaign trail. Steve Webb says this is probably a good thing.
With political parties drawing up their manifestos for next month’s general election, Kim Kaveh explores the industry’s ambitions for future pensions policy.
The director of a Merseyside nursery has admitted to failing to comply with automatic enrolment (AE) responsibilities after setting up a pension scheme that was left empty.
Now authorisation has ended for existing schemes, Kim Kaveh reflects on the process and asks what the future holds for ongoing supervision.