GOVERNMENT has backed down on proposed changes to the inheritance tax treatment of pensions after consulting the industry, a senior figure claims.
Standard Life head of pensions policy John Lawson said the decision to heed opposition to the extension of IHT to pension death benefits paid before age 75 demonstrated a “return to form” for the HM Revenue...
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