The pension schemes bill is set to boost income and protection for pension scheme members, says Guy Opperman, making 2020 a pivotal year for retirement savings.
The government will reintroduce the pension schemes bill as part of an “ambitious programme of domestic reform”, the Queen’s Speech confirmed today.
For the pensions industry, the 12 December general election means the long-awaited pensions bill is “lost”, but probably “not forgotten”, according to a blog published by law firm Gowling.
This week’s top stories include the outcome of the Queen’s Speech, and HM Revenue and Customs calculation that pensions tax relief will cost the government £40bn this year.
The pensions schemes bill will digitalise pensions and provide savers with greater confidence for retirement, Guy Opperman has said.
A pensions bill is completely ready to go and waiting for a Queen’s Speech, according to pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman.
Boris Johnson's government will deliver its first Queen's Speech on 14 October, the prime minister has announced.
The Conservative minority government has set out its plans for a bill to merge the Money Advice Service (MAS), The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) and Pension Wise.
Frank Field will run to be re-appointed chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) in the new parliament, his office has confirmed to PP.
The long awaited Pension Schemes Bill to boost master trust regulation has been published. Michael Klimes looks at what it means for providers and the regulator
It is important not to assume the size of a master trust is an automatic indicator of how well governed it is, according to Duncan Howorth.
PP looks at how standards on master trust governance are developing
Dashboard will be implemented by 2019
Last week's Queen's Speech was a missed opportunity to raise awareness of pension scams finds Helen Morrissey.
Last week's Queen's Speech contained a long awaited Pensions Bill to toughen up master trust regulation and plans to streamline the delivery of guidance. Helen Morrissey looks at whether these measures will adequately address problems within the market...
The new pensions bill will cap early exit fees charged by trust-based occupational schemes in a bid to remove "unreasonable barriers" to accessing pension freedoms.
A new Pensions Bill will strengthen master trust regulation and give The Pensions Regulator increased powers to police these schemes.
The "tremendous success" of auto-enrolment (AE) could be weakened by the lifetime ISA (LISA) according to a report from the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
Employers will be less susceptible to strike action and be able to take greater remedies when strikes do occur under tougher laws unveiled by the government.
The government will introduce new business and benefits reforms focusing on employer taxation and a doubling of free childcare as part of the Queen's Speech.
Legislation will be introduced to reduce delays in employment tribunals, improve the fairness of contracts for low paid workers and establish a public register of company beneficial ownership, the government has announced.
The government has confirmed its plans to increase childcare tax relief to £2,000 per child from the £1,200 originally proposed.