Conservative work and pensions spokesman Chris Grayling has bemoaned the government's failure to tackle red tape in the Pensions Bill. Grayling says the reforms which are currently going through parliament are a "missed opportunity" on deregulation. And few would disagree.
But this is not the first time ministers have missed the boat when it comes to overhauling the UK pensions system. They had a golden opportunity when Labour returned to power in 1997 and asked welfare...
The first specialist independent firm advising pension schemes on bulk annuities or moving to a consolidator has been set up with ambitions to shake up the market.
The UK Statistics Authority's (UKSA) "refusal" to fix a long-standing error in the retail prices index (RPI) is "untenable" and demonstrates a need to commit to one measure of inflation.
Tim Sharp warns the DWP's plans for collective DC risk establishing an inhospitable environment for the lay trustee
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