A government failure to update equality legislation means schemes offering bridging pensions could fall foul of provisions in the Equality Act 2010 - leaving them reliant on EU law as an interim solution.
With the state pension age rising above 65 for the first tranche of people yesterday (6 March), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had consulted on a draft order to allow schemes to consider this...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it is delaying the provision of data that will enable pension schemes to confirm the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits to pay to members until the end of the year.
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Engagement in pensions is rising but there are still a number of barriers to overcome. Natanje Holt looks at the key issues that need to be tackled