The Society of Pension Consultants has urged the European Commission to clarify whether all occupational pension schemes are exempt from its ban on gender-based annuity pricing.
The commission has issued guidance stating the directive outlawing the practice only covered private, voluntary insurance arrangements that were not linked to an employment relationship (PP Online 18 January...
Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.
This week's top stories included coverage of the much-anticipated defined benefit (DB) white paper and the sector's reaction.