Malcolm Mclean says although he initially supported Freedom and Choice, he is now less certain it was such a good idea given the consequences for the consumer
As we pass the fourth anniversary of the introduction of pension freedoms, there is still plenty of disagreement as to whether this really was from a pension policy point of view a sensible thing to do....
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK labour market will cause a significant increase in the number of dormant pension pots in 2020, with defined contribution (DC) schemes most affected.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
Seven bodies with responsibility for protecting UK pension savers’ pots have joined forces to create an information guide to reassure scheme members amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial wellbeing in the UK.
Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.
Costly DB scheme regulations can result in abuses of equitable relations among stakeholders, say Iain Clacher and Con Keating.