HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) paid back over £54m in tax on pension withdrawals during the three months to 30 September – the highest quarterly amount since the introduction of Freedom and Choice in 2015.
Under current tax rules, HMRC works under a hypothesised assumption of how many pension withdrawals will be made per person per financial year. While many savers access their pension just for a single...
Now authorisation has ended for existing schemes, Kim Kaveh reflects on the process and asks what the future holds for ongoing supervision.
Capita has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking its total number of participants to 50.
Smart Pension and Australian administrator Link Group have entered a strategic global partnership to take their “combined expertise” into new markets in the UK and globally.
Cost savings of up to 20% could be made by pension schemes if they move to a defined contribution (DC) master trust, according to Hymans Robertson analysis.