HMRC has confirmed providers operating relief at source pension schemes can continue to collect automatic tax relief at a basic rate of 20% under new Scottish Income Tax rules.
Average opt-out rates for 22- to 29-year old female members were 5% in December compared to 3% for men - a trend that accelerates across older groups, according to Now Pensions analysis conducted exclusively for PP.
Some 79% of people would like to see stricter rules and checks to ensure pension pots are secure, according to a survey by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings
John Walbaum asks if we have forgotten the realities of equity markets and questions whether recent market falls are part of a longer-term collapse.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit decreased by £52.8bn over January to £51.0bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
The Pensions Policy Institute has published a report looking at potential outcomes of increasing auto-enrollment contributions. Kim Kaveh explores the data.
Engineering giant GKN has warned the proposed £7.4bn takeover by Melrose Industries could increase its pensions deficit.
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The estimated cost of pensions tax relief for employees to the government is expected to hit £24bn in this tax year, according to government data.
The UK's defined benefit (DB) pension schemes were 129% funded on a 'best estimate' basis on 31 December 2017, according to First Actuarial.
Retired households are increasingly relying on private pension provision for income, but there is a huge gap between the rich and the poor, Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit increased by £16.2bn over December to £103.8bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
Esther McVey has been appointed secretary of state for work and pensions in a major promotion for the MP.
UK equities closed the year at an all-time high, putting the seal on a good year for the stock market, according to S&P Dow Jones.
PP has analysed the accounts of the biggest pension consulting firms and recorded the turnover (revenue) in their most recent accounts. The full leaderboard is below…
For the first time, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is asking schemes to submit information around data as part of the annual scheme return. The watchdog's Anthony Raymond explains what changes are being made and why trustees and administrators should start...
Ransomware is the most likely type of cyber attack on pensions says RSM head of pensions Ian Bell.
Michael Klimes examines the key recommendations from the ABI's roadmap report on the dashboard.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said legislation will be required to ensure the pension dashboard has wide enough coverage so it can work for everyone.
The government will introduce a new bill to implement the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into British law, it has announced.
The 2016/17 annual report of The Pension Regulator (TPR) has highlighted the occurrence of one "serious incident" in the past year that resulted in data loss.
The industry should consider the creation of a pilot dashboard to test any problems before the real one goes live in 2019 says Margaret Snowdon.
The Swedish dashboard was launched 13 years ago but its progress has not been straightforward. Its chief executive Anders Lundström speaks to Michael Klimes