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QE2 will damage pensions by pushing inflation up and interest rates down Guardian The Bank of England has taken the plunge and decided to launch a second round of its policy experiment known as "quantitative...
UK inflation unexpectedly rose to 2.7% in August, beating analysts' expectations of a drop to 2.4% from 2.5% the previous month.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) helped 187,000 people in 2017/18, a 9% fall on the previous year despite setting up special helplines for specific scheme members.
The Liberal Democrat party has passed a motion pledging to cap tax-free lump sums under Freedom of Choice at £40,000 if elected into government.
In a hard-hitting interview with Stephanie Baxter, the former chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees explains why he thinks a blame culture and too much red tape are damaging pensions and why he feels regulators are getting it wrong.