Parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) pension transfer advice.
The inquiry has asked respondents whether they believe contingent charging increases the likelihood of unsuitable advice, as well as what the impact of a ban could be, and how any negative effects might...
The Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
Caroline Rookes CBE and Michele Hirons-Wood have joined The Pension Superfund's board of trustees to focus on maintaining governance standards and safeguarding member benefits.
The first specialist independent firm advising pension schemes on bulk annuities or moving to a consolidator has been set up with ambitions to shake up the market.