At a recent defined contribution seminar, the pensions manager of a well-known football club said: "We all know that we have a problem building that is going to hit in 20 years time when defined contribution members retire and find they have totally inadequate pensions."
A few days later there was yet another report highlighting how members are getting poorer outcomes for their contributions than they did ten years ago after a decade of poor equity returns and weakening...
Females can expect to live a greater number of years in poor health than males, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for 2015 to 2017.
Scottish higher-rate taxpayers will benefit from more pensions tax relief than workers on the same salary anywhere else in the UK as income tax bands continue to diverge.
Schemes risk breaking the law and being forced to wind up as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) warns some may be master trusts but do not know so.
As a hectic 2018 draws to an end, Jonathan Stapleton wishes readers a quieter 2019.