The number of pension pots accessed to take advantage of the April freedoms fell in the final quarter of 2015 according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Between October and December last year, 127,094 pots were accessed for the first time, falling 36% from 197,443 in the previous quarter. The watchdog has seen a gradual decline in the number of pots assessed...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is focusing on reducing the number of "poorly-run" schemes as it seeks to improve standards across the board.
Prudential Retirement has completed around $2.6bn (£2bn) of reinsurance contracts for UK pension scheme longevity risk since the start of the year, it has disclosed.
Funding standards for DB schemes have increased exponentially over the past decades. Con Keating says such significant overstatement of liabilities will lead to pushback through the courts.
PP has compiled a list of what to watch out for over the coming months.