Just under 200,000 people accessed their pensions using Freedom and Choice in the third quarter of the year, HM Revenue and Customs figures have revealed.
On average, each person received around £8,000 through 2.2 withdrawals, with £1.6bn being paid out. The figure is down from the record £1.9bn recorded in Q2 this year, when the average withdrawal also...
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