The pensions industry has welcomed the wide ranging consultation on pensions tax relief launched today, but warned of the dangers of conflating pensions and ISAs.
Although it is less than a decade since the last tax simplification, commentators said an overhaul of the current system was long overdue. The consultation, which was announced in the Chancellor's summer...
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation as part of a framework intended to be launched on 1 July by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG).