The economic impact of coronavirus is unlikely to overshadow the Work and Pensions Committee’s (WPC) inquiry into the success of pension freedoms, the industry believes.
Half (49%) of the respondents - comprising trustees, lawyers, and scheme and investment managers - to PP's latest Pensions Buzz poll agreed with this view. One pundit said Covid-19 "may well impact...
We are now approaching the first anniversary of trustees required to set strategic objectives for their investment consultants, Grant Suckling writes.
The majority of employers currently support the simplification of the pension tax regime, with evidence mounting of its adverse impacts, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) finds.
MPs considering the Pension Schemes Bill in its final stage must push back on changes which could damage private pension viability, according to former pensions minister Ros Altmann.
Occupational pensions schemes will be required to direct savers to take guidance on pension withdrawals under new provisions to boost engagement.
The government should consider handing to a minister the specific responsibility for tackling the growing number of scams across the finance sector, AJ Bell says.