A proposal to ensure savers receive a Pension Wise appointment prior to accessing their retirement pot has received cross-party support in parliament, while Labour seeks net-zero pensions by 2050.
The formal establishment of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pension Scams has been welcomed by Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Stephen Timms.
Pensions scams will be the key focus in the first part of a Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) inquiry reviewing the impact of the introduction of pension freedoms five years on.
Amendments to the Pension Schemes Bill passed by peers in the House of Lords last night will see a wide-ranging suite of reforms for the pensions industry draw another step closer.
Enormous amounts of work are still required in order to deliver the pensions dashboard. Ros Altmann looks at the issues involved and urges politicians not to abandon the idea of an independent public dashboard.
The trustees of the £2bn Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme are seeking court approval to use scheme funds in potential upcoming legal battles.
The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pension Scams has had its inaugural meeting in parliament to outline its priorities for boosting public awareness around scam risks.
The Pension Protection Fund’s (PPF) median gender pay gap stood at 13% as at 31 March 2019, down from 17% in 2018, and 20% the year prior, according to its annual pay gap report.
The government must now bow to pressure and allow providers to choose whether to send standardised, simpler pension statements, says Baroness Ros Altmann.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has welcomed the reintroduction of the pension schemes bill, after the government reaffirmed the details in the reopening of parliament this week.
As the DWP’s consultation on simpler annual benefit statements closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Requiring pension freedoms users to transfer their funds into a workplace pension scheme could damage savings further, says Baroness Ros Altmann.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is carrying out seven criminal investigations into potential scams with indicative losses to savers' pensions of around £55m, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed.
Ros Altmann urges the industry to address injustices and inefficiencies, and engage in direct-to-consumer marketing that promotes pensions properly for the mass market
Auto-enrolment (AE) has now brought 10 million workers into occupational pensions since its introduction in 2012, latest government figures reveal.
2018 has seen the start of some important pension policy trends, which will continue into 2019. Baroness Ros Altmann looks at what is most likely to happen and what still urgently needs to be done.
The pensions landscape is full of change and opportunity, says a wide-ranging report. James Phillips explores some of the views on the changes afoot.
Industry heavyweights have urged chancellor Philip Hammond to take action on the net pay pensions tax relief anomaly which affects lower-paid earners.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes could be a "halfway house" for the public sector but will appeal to "very much a minority" in the private sector, Baroness Ros Altmann says.
Businesses are experiencing auto-enrolment data error rates of up to 50%, posing questions over the reliability of pension records, Pensionsync says.
Former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has been appointed chairwoman of fintech firm Pensionsync.
The government has confirmed the long-awaited ban on pensions cold-calling will now be delayed until Autumn.
Baroness Ros Altmann says more DB trustees should seek independent forensic analysis on the sponsor's business and financial position
The Work and Pensions Committee has called for the government to introduce an auto-drawdown option while allowing NEST to offer decumulation products, James Phillips reports