The Public Accounts Committee’s recommendation that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) should conduct a review into the impact of pensions tax relief has been ruled out by government.
The Transparency Task Force (TTF) has published an open letter to prime minister Boris Johnson asking him to take a personal interest in pension scam problems and push for legislative flexibilities for scam victims.
The November Budget will not go ahead due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, according to reports.
The industry has raised serious concerns that Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) transfer advice proposals on illustrative figures could hamper schemes’ ability to help members to understand their retirement options and force many to take full regulated...
The Treasury has published draft tax legislation to enable collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes from next year.
This week’s top stories included an announcement from The Pensions Regulator at PP Live which confirmed a consultation on changes to its code of practice will open this year, while the Pension Protection Fund revealed a small improvement in defined benefit...
Senior clinicians within the NHS Pension Scheme will receive extra assistance to adjust their pension accrual to fit within tax allowances.
Asset managers have made considerable improvements in their gender pay gaps, with an average narrowing of 2.6 percentage points, Professional Pensions analysis finds.
With wider funding challenges and the need to play for the long-term, any change to inflation indexation must be swift and firm, says Sir Steve Webb.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) revealed savers are sticking with the auto-enrolment (AE) saving habit as the "pensions revolution continues".
Auto-enrolment reforms have transformed the UK’s pension system. Nick Reeve looks at latest research examining the lessons to be learned from the process.
Scottish health secretary Jeane Freeman has written to chancellor Sajid Javid demanding he find a solution for heavily-taxed senior NHS workers in his upcoming Budget.
Almost half (44%) of clinical and non-clinical trust executive directors are considering or planning to leave the NHS in the next two years due to pension taxation, according to NHS Providers.
This week’s top stories include reports of HM Treasury’s plans to give higher tax relief to those earning over £110,000, and Sir Steve Webb’s move from Royal London to Lane Clark and Peacock.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has welcomed the government’s latest update on the details of the pension schemes bill.
HM Treasury has confirmed that the government will hold its Budget on 11 March.
The government should consider making auto-enrolment (AE) minimum contributions compulsory and removing tax-relief from this sum, Baroness Ros Altmann says.
Tax simplification must return to the top of the government’s pensions agenda in order to boost saving potential, says Alan Pickering.
The UK’s consumer prices index (CPI) has fallen to its lowest level since November 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The volume of regulation and the cost of regulators has risen sharply over the past decade. Robin Ellison asks if it is time for a rethink.
HM Treasury has announced that the government’s next Budget will take place on 6 November, although this depends on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.
James Phillips spoke to the former shadow chancellor at PBUK about how politicians must embrace the benefits of long-term policy creation through independent and cross-party thinking.
Philip Hammond's Spring Statement was empty of any direct pension news as the Treasury sought to avoid major policy announcements.