The upcoming Financial Guidance and Claims Bill will not include the pensions cold calling ban, the Department for Work and Pensions has said.
Most respondents in last week's Pensions Buzz were not shocked by the revelation that thousands of DC schemes are breaching scheme return rules.
The chancellor's first Autumn Statement tinkered further with pensions. Jonathan Stapleton explains why this is the wrong way to approach long-term savings.
Here it is… A full list of all the benefits PP thinks will be exempted, protected and affected by the salary sacrifice restrictions announced by chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday.
The chancellor has confirmed the government will keep the state pension triple lock but warned it could be cut in future due to rising longevity.
Cuts to the Money Purchase Annual Allowance; a £1bn raid on salary sacrifice schemes; a pledge to keep the pensions triple-lock; and increases in the Insurance Premium Tax… Professional Pensions takes a look at the key Autumn Statement announcements....
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to crack down on pensions cold calling and give firms more powers to block suspicious transfers.
The government has announced a consultation into reducing the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA).
The chancellor will outline plans to ban pensions cold calling and give firms more powers to block suspicious transfers in this Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
There is much speculation over what next week's Autumn Statement could throw up for pensions, so what does the industry want to see?
The most popular stories were a potential RAA for British Steel Pension Scheme if the government shelves plans to change pension law, and Treasury plans to launch the pensions dashboard by next Spring.
A single rate of tax relief could be "far too attractive" for chancellor Philip Hammond to not consider introducing through his Autumn Statement, says public policy expert Iain Anderson.
NEST should be made the default auto-enrolment provider for small firms, according to a majority of respondents to Professional Pensions research.
This year's Autumn Statement saw planned increases to AE minimums delayed by six months. Helen Morrissey is not impressed.
Top stories online this week include the Autumn Statement, an updated code of conduct for defined contribution schemes, and a first bulk annuity deal for Scottish Widows.
Six-month delays 'disappointing' for an ageing population, critics argue
Statement brings 'clarity' to the current situation
The government has published criteria and guidance for pooling the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) into six "British wealth funds" worth at least £25bn each.
The chancellor has cut eligibility for free childcare and tax-free childcare to families earning less than £100,000 and parents working more than 16 hours a week.
Large employers face an additional payroll tax of 0.5% to fund the chancellor's apprenticeship programme.
The government is to consult employers on the use of salary sacrifice schemes and "remains concerned about the growth" of such schemes.
PP's quick fire guide to what the Autumn Statement means for pensions.
Planned increases to minimum auto-enrolment contributions will be delayed to align them with the start of the tax year, the government has revealed.
Chancellor George Osborne has extended the removal of the diesel supplement on company cars until 2021 - costing employers an estimated £1.36bn extra.