Since the coalition government came to power in May the retirement income industry has seen unprecedented change - not least the launch of a consultation on abolishing the Age 75 rule. This is a subject close to the hearts of many within the retirement income market and has been greeted with almost universal enthusiasm.
Of course it is great that retirees have more flexibility. They can choose to annuitise later or not at all and the introduction of capped and flexible drawdown means people have more choice than...
The Pensions Administration Standards Association's Margaret Snowdon won the coveted Pensions Woman of the Year award. She tells Stephanie Baxter about lessons she has learned along the way.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are set to shorn themselves of over £300bn of liabilities between 2019 and 2021 as they continue to mature, Mercer predicts.
This week's top stories include the Competition and Markets Authority issuing its final report for the investigation into investment consultants, and The Pensions Regulator launching its first fraud prosecution.
Many investment portfolios that rely heavily on stock-bond diversification to manage risks may not be protected against inflation surprises. Real assets offer a solution.