The bulk annuity market will grow significantly over the next five years in spite of higher costs due to low interest rates and Solvency II capital requirements, according to Fitch Ratings.
David Harris looks at how Australia is trying to solve the retirement income conundrum.
Fiona Matthews considers whether employers should facilitate income drawdown for staff
Malcolm McLean looks at what 2016 holds for the pensions industry.
Here's our round-up of the top 20 features on Professional Pensions in 2015.
The last 12 months could set the scene for more upheaval
Professional Pensions asks industry figures - including Baroness Altmann and her predecessor Steve Webb - for predictions on the key challenges we are likely to face next year.
Trust-based schemes have shown a conservative attitude to offering choice to members which has been "dismaying" says Spence Johnson director of retirement Nils Johnson.
Bob Scott discusses the key issues brought up at the recent LCP Pensions Conference.
Up to 32% of employers will not amend their defined contribution (DC) schemes in light of the Budget 2014 changes according to research from Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM).
Stephen Lowe highlights recent research by the Strategic Society Centre showing the importance of guaranteed income for many retirees.
The Treasury took the lead on the retirement flexibilities introduced in April because they were mostly concerned with removing tax charges, Chancellor George Osborne has said.
Figures show the decline of final salary is accelerating
Early research suggests people want to make the most of their pension freedoms but are providers allowing them to?
All pension transfers over £30,000 must be carried out or checked by a pension transfer specialist, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said in rules out today.
Could freedom and choice help deferred annuities make a comeback?
As the UK prepares to elect the next government Helen Morrissey asks for a period of consolidation for pensions.
PP looks at warnings from the OECD about the UK's direction of travel
Helen Morrissey asks whether we are right to follow the Australian pensions example.
The government has been warned the UK risks alienating employers and scheme members if it continues to follow the Australian example.
Natasha Browne asks whether trustees should communicate non-mandatory information to members
Helen Morrissey asks whether the conversations she overhears on the train bode well
Patrick O' Sullivan outlines the key questions now facing retirees
Retirement Planner has launched a new website dedicated to keeping advisers up to speed with the latest pension changes.