This week's top stories included the Insolvency Service disqualifying four pension directors from running companies for a total of 21 years for their role in the businesses' mismanagement of member funds.
The government should extend its support for schemes seeking to reconcile guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) records until October 2019, Willis Towers Watson has said.
The Office for Tax Simplification has urged HM Revenue & Customs to review the usage of emergency tax codes for lump sum pension withdrawals.
HMRC figures published on Friday suggest almost £17.5bn has been flexibly withdrawn since the inception of pension freedoms, but that figure is not reflective of 'the bigger picture', according to one industry expert.
Total of £15.7bn accessed flexibly
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.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published an internal manual on how value-added tax (VAT) should be calculated for defined benefit (DB) occupational pension schemes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) paid out £37m in overpaid tax to pension freedoms users in the third quarter of the year, its quarterly figures have revealed.
Just under 200,000 people accessed their pensions using Freedom and Choice in the third quarter of the year, HM Revenue and Customs figures have revealed.
A rise in pensioner incomes and the freezing of pensioner tax-free allowance mean one in five taxpayers are now over the age of 65, Royal London says.
More than 10,000 counts of tax overpayment relating to pension freedoms have led to a £26.8m bill for HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), latest data has revealed.
Average amount accessed per person continues to fall
The reduction of the annual allowance in 2014 has caused a significant rise in the number of people breaching the limit.
This week's top stories included the latest figures on pension withdrawals since Freedom and Choice, and the effect of President Donald Trump on DB deficits.
More than £1.5bn was withdrawn from pensions in the third quarter of this year, official statistics have revealed.
HMRC has been wrangling with a recent EU judgement saying DB schemes could reclaim VAT. With Brexit on the horizon, James Phillips explores whether the attempt is futile
CH2M has announced proposed plans to curb benefits for the 3,300 members of the beleaguered Halcrow Pension Scheme (HPS).
PP looks at whether more could be done to prevent members from transferring out in the first instance?
PP's panel of pension prophets - Malcolm McLean, Roger Mattingly and Robin Ellison - discuss what is currently annoying them about the UK pensions system.
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) Tony King has ordered Prudential to provide a transfer request to a member wishing to move his funds into a newly-created pension scheme.
Thousands of savers face being hit with fines from the taxman for using their pension like a cash machine for the first time.
Schemes should start preparing for GMP equalisation as it could take years to fully implement, consultants warn.
It has been a record year for pensions news. On top of new regulations, defined ambition, tax changes and public sector reform, there have been mergers, acquisitions, industry spats and campaigns. Here, PP brings you the top 20 stories of the year in...
Plans to change the way directors' pensions are valued in remuneration reports are "fundamentally misplaced," says the Society of Pension Consultants.