Ministers will undermine long-term savings if they restrict the use of alternatively secured pensions to small, religious groups, Hargreaves Lansdown warns.
The government is concerned ASPs – introduced under April’s tax changes as an alternative to the compulsory purchase of an annuity – must not become a tax avoidance measure for a wealthy minority. It...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers