The government is likely to review draft income drawdown rules forbidding the use of RPI-linked annuities for the minimum income requirement, specialist providers say.
The current draft of the Finance Bill, which has yet to become law, says the MIR for flexible drawdown must be guaranteed for life, meaning annuities linked to RPI cannot be used in case inflation drops....
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe that business facing financial distress should be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions to avoid rising costs.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.