Government plans for a universal state pension of £140 a week remove the last justification for National Insurance contributions, a think tank claims.
A report by the Centre for Policy Studies showed how NI contributions are "riddled with anomalies, complexity and a lack of cohesion" and can penalise those most cautious with their finances. In October...
More needs to be done to speed up DB to DC transfers but, as Jonathan Stapleton says, more also needs to be done to protect members.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) took on 2,566 early resolution cases in 2018/19 after onboarding a team from The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS), according to its annual report and accounts.
The lifeboat fund is in a good position despite reserves taking a £0.6bn hit. But the ramifications of the EU judgment on member compensation is an area of concern for CEO Oliver Morley, writes Stephanie Baxter