Mandatory rates rather than minimum rates could substantially benefit members, but it may be too challenging to implement them now, writes Kim Kaveh.
Former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has claimed civil servants gave explanations that "didn't really ring true" for not introducing a cold calling ban while she was in office.
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Baroness Ros Altmann has attacked the annuity market for failing to inform savers that better annuity rates may be available to them, calling for an investigation.
Michael Klimes explores how the Pension Quality Mark's new communications guide can help the industry can improve engagement with members
There has been a huge amount of talk about the challenges facing DB schemes. Jonathan Stapleton asks if we are really facing a crisis and, if so, what needs to happen.
The Pension Quality Mark (PQM) has launched a communications guide in partnership with the creative agency Landscape.
Baroness Altmann believes DB scheme consolidation would both reduce administration costs and deliver better outcomes for members
Coverage of the growth of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) deficit is 'scaremongering', former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has told the House of Lords.
The government has announced it will press ahead with "tough" measures to protect pension savers as figures reveal almost £5m was lost to scammers between January and May this year.
The government's plans to ban pensions cold calling could be subject to further delays amid speculation that yet another consultation is on the cards.
Movements to equalise the state pension age (SPA) between men and women have led to more than £5bn of extra money for the government, latest analysis reveals.
The upcoming Financial Guidance and Claims Bill will not include the pensions cold calling ban, the Department for Work and Pensions has said.
This week's top stories included coverage of the Financial Conduct Authority's final report of its asset management market study, where it is considering referring the investment consulting market for a competition investigation.
Businesses who use a net pay arrangement for defined contribution (DC) funds should reconsider enrolling their lowest earners into that scheme, Baroness Ros Altmann has said.
For sponsors in a multi-employer scheme, section 75 debt can be the bane of their operations. James Phillips explores whether DWP's plans to tackle this go far enough
As the LISA launches to the public, the industry may need to play a role in ensuring savers get the best possible outcome. James Phillips explores its potential future
The government should scrap the state pension 'triple lock' and replace it with an earnings link, according to John Cridland's long-anticipated review.
Baroness Ros Altmann says care must be taken that the introduction of LISAs does not detract from pension saving
Ahead of tomorrow's Budget, PP looks at what the industry would like to see.
Much of the industry has praised the regulator for striking a deal with Sir Philip Green over the BHS schemes and expressed a degree of relief.
The industry finally has some understanding of the government's position on the future of DB regulation. James Phillips explores if it goes far enough
It is a daunting task to look over the sheer volume of pensions regulation from the past two decades. Michael Klimes analyses the key developments
This week we want to know if the pension system is better now than 20 years ago, and what has been the biggest development in pensions.