The UK’s system of pensions tax relief needs to be overhauled to make it fairer to the lower paid and younger savers, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) says.
Enormous amounts of work are still required in order to deliver the pensions dashboard. Ros Altmann looks at the issues involved and urges politicians not to abandon the idea of an independent public dashboard.
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.
Just under a quarter (24%) of employees never review their pension which shows a lack of engagement when it comes to retirement is a “real issue”, according to Close Brothers.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are looking for untraditional ways to build endgame strategies in order to better balance member and employer needs, the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has found.
The Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has made ten appointments across the pensions and wider financial sector to work on the practicalities of establishing pensions dashboards.
PPI Future Book: Consolidation, contribution hikes and investment strategy key to boosting DC pension pots
The consolidation of smaller, higher-charging schemes, increased contribution rates and a move away from investment lifestyling towards DGFs and real assets could significantly boost the size of DC pots, latest analysis by the Pensions Policy Institute...
Auto-enrolment (AE) minimum contribution rates could rise to 12% by 2030, with a 50/50 split between employer and employee, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has appointed seven further governors to join over 100 already in post.
The Pensions Policy Institute has published a report to clarify confusion around collective defined contribution. Kim Kaveh looks at how it could work in the UK.
The Pensions Policy Institute has called for the introduction of default decumulation pathways. James Phillips says the innovation could be risky, but is a worthwhile cause.
As annuities continue to fall in popularity, this year's Future Book suggests savers need more help choosing retirement income products. James Phillips explores the proposals.
Phasing has arrived with auto-enrolment contributions rising from 2% to 5% for millions of pension savers. As we wait to see what happens as a result, James Phillips asks what's next.
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.
Extending auto-enrolment (AE) to workers in the gig economy could grant them a lump sum of £75,600 at retirement, Zurich and Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) research suggests.
Pooling traditional defined contribution (DC) fund assets could lead to significantly larger retirement funds through better diversification and governance, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and Schroders research has suggested.
Pot luck on investment returns leaves savers playing "pensions roulette" in the years just before retirement, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said.
The 2017 edition of The Future Book suggests many default funds are not diversified enough to protect savers against market downturns, James Phillips reports.
Lifestyle strategies adopted as default funds do not adequately protect members from potential market downturn, latest research suggests.
Labour will call for collective defined contribution (DC) schemes in order to protect savers against longevity risk and costs, the party has announced.
This week's top stories include estimates suggesting a 20% flat rate of tax relief could save the Treasury £13bn.
Introducing a flat rate of tax relief at 20% could save the Treasury up to £13bn, according to calculations by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
With DB transfer activity at very high levels amid fraud concerns, Michael Klimes asks if partial transfers can offer more security for members
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) needs more funding and staff rather than a larger suite of powers, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.