Fraudsters follow the money, writes Dalriada's Mike Crowe. Here, he outlines why fraud and money laundering pose a very real threat to the second-hand annuity market.
Sometimes you get asked a question and the knee-jerk reaction is to dismiss it out of hand as just a wee bit daft. (My wife says she treats everything I ask in that way.) But with a bit more thought...
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.