The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised up the UK's GDP growth forecast for 2018 in today's inaugural Spring Statement, while forecasting inflation will fall to 2% by the end of 2018.
Do not expect any substantial pensions policy measures, if anything, in this week's Spring Statement, industry commentators have predicted.
Any further changes to tax relief would undoubtedly add to the cost and complexity of running a DB scheme, says Steve Webb
City lawyer Charles Randell has been confirmed as the next Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chairman and takes up the post from 1 April.
The pension industry's reaction to the lack of policy in the Autumn Budget has been a mixture of relief and disappointment.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will clarify guidance on investments with long-term horizons as part of the government's plans to encourage pension funds to invest more in infrastructure, according to Autumn Budget documents.
As Budget day approaches, Jonathan Stapleton says while meddling in pensions may offer an easy way to raise some cash, it must be resisted
To promote intergenerational fairness
The "legislative paralysis" since June's snap general election and the dominance of Brexit debates means the Chancellor could tinker with "monstrous" tax relief in his Autumn Budget in November, Sir Steve Webb has said.
This week's top stories included reports that chancellor Philip Hammond is considering cutting higher-rate tax relief in the Autumn Budget, while the Court of Appeal ruled IBM had the right to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay.
A cut in higher-rate pension tax relief could be on the cards for the November Budget, according to Treasury insiders.
Theresa May's surprise announcement to hold a general election on 8 June has thrown into doubt the future of the state pension triple lock and qualifying age.
Industry is worried the chancellor's back-down on NICs for self-employed increases chances of tax relief overhaul.
This week's top stories include coverage of the Spring Budget, where the chancellor confirmed the money purchase annual allowance will fall to £4,000.
Master trusts will face a new tax registration process aimed at boosting savers' protection and aligning it with the incoming authorisation process.
This week's Budget is tipped to be more restrained around pension policy compared to previous ones.
The OECD believes annuities are part of the solution to prevent people running out of money in retirement. Michael Klimes asks how viable this is in the era of Freedom and Choice
Here it is… A full list of all the benefits PP thinks will be exempted, protected and affected by the salary sacrifice restrictions announced by chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday.
The chancellor has confirmed the government will keep the state pension triple lock but warned it could be cut in future due to rising longevity.
Cuts to the Money Purchase Annual Allowance; a £1bn raid on salary sacrifice schemes; a pledge to keep the pensions triple-lock; and increases in the Insurance Premium Tax… Professional Pensions takes a look at the key Autumn Statement announcements....
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to crack down on pensions cold calling and give firms more powers to block suspicious transfers.
The government has announced a consultation into reducing the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA).
The chancellor will outline plans to ban pensions cold calling and give firms more powers to block suspicious transfers in this Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
There is much speculation over what next week's Autumn Statement could throw up for pensions, so what does the industry want to see?