The government has published plans that could give trustees responsibility for ensuring their members are not paying commission to advisers out of their own pot.
The danger of consumers falling into non-regulated financial advice is increasing and the government must act to increase protection for pensions freedom savers, the Personal Finance Society has said.
Toby Strauss, the chief executive of Scottish Widows, has said the pensions industry is in danger of "breaching its capacity to cope" following the far-reaching changes announced at Budget 2014, unless it is afforded some breathing space by policymakers....
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has made it a priority to help advisers innovate their business models to reach the middle market, chief executive Martin Wheatley said on Thursday.
Standard Life is investigating placing a ban on adviser charging in connection with workplace pensions following discussion with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Aegon has seen new business sales rise by 45% to £247m as a result of auto-enrolment and increasing platform and group pension sales according to its latest results.
The shift towards fees brought about by the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) could lead to a reduction in member engagement says Capita's head of DC Paul Sturgess.
JLT Employee Benefits (JLTEB) has suspended consultancy charging on corporate schemes until the Department for Work and Pensions completes its investigation of the practice.
Advisers setting up group personal pensions (GPPs) must add VAT to the charges they levy on employers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed.
Jelf Employee Benefits has appointed Lee Coles as head of its retirement division as part of a restructuring to cope with the Retail Distribution Review and auto-enrolment.
Henry Tapper says it is charges not contributions that are in a race to the bottom.
Broadstone Pensions and Investments has appointed Martyn Laverick as private client sales and marketing director.
Alliance Trust Savings has appointed Patrick Mill as managing director.
Jack Jones examines an underwhelmed industry's response to the DWP’s plans on small pots.
The Pensions Management Institute has launched a diploma in regulated retirement advice for advisers affected by the retail distribution review.
Operating profits across the UK units of Standard Life fell last year due to a fall in income and higher acquisition expenses.
The Pensions Management Institute will be switching tack over the course of 2012 in response to the changing nature of the pensions industry.
The Financial Services Authority has confirmed that it is ‘minded to accredit' the Pension Management Institute under the new regulatory regime introduced by the Retail Distribution Review.
The retail distribution review will "ratchet up" the professionalism of financial advisers, according to the Financial Service Authority's head of investment policy Peter Smith.
Pensions administrators should be able to give guidance to scheme members without fear of breaching financial advice regulations, the Pensions Administration Standards Authority argues.
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The coalition government must identify what motivates people to save and abandon the previous administration's "piecemeal" approach to pension and saving reform, Aegon says.