Pensions policy in the UK is taking a far more dominant form, if you think about it. Yes, the state will provide less for retirement, with the introduction of the single-tier pension.
However, it is actively pushing individuals into private saving through auto-enrolment, and rumours abound that saving will become compulsory within decades. At the same time, the government will end...
The top stories this week were the High Court's decision to block the £12bn annuity transfer from Prudential to Rothesay Life, and a separate court ruling that 'raises the bar' for pension rectification exercises.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.