I speak to a lot of pension advisers from the actuarial consultant to the one-man independent financial advisers (IFA). What seems a common theme is auto-enrolment (AE) is a payroll problem and the pension is a sideshow.
The one-man IFA has been sold the line "AE is just a process". The specialist corporate advisers see AE as an extension of flex benefits. Actuarial consultants dismiss it all as "only DC". The most...
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.