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...
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers