Steve Webb's belief that pension reform will cut the need for joint life annuities is optimistic.
He said auto-enrolment and the universal state pension mean “we have moved on from the days when the husband had the pension and the wife had a husband”. This is, at best, premature. Broadly, the reforms...
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