In the third of a five-part series of articles for PP, pensions minister Guy Opperman sets out how impending legislation will help crackdown on 'crooks' scamming people out of their pensions.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed increasing the general levy on occupational and personal pension schemes from 1 April 2020.
The Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) has launched under its refreshed name, calling on the industry to help design its first strategy on financial wellbeing.
The Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB) will be rebranded as the 'Money and Pensions Service', the government has announced.
Trustees lack expertise, time and resources to develop effective communications on technical pensions issues and need professional help, a major review of the British Steel saga has concluded.
A handful of industry heavyweights have begun trialling a so-called 'mid-life MOT', with positive initial results reported by all those involved.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) helped 187,000 people in 2017/18, a 9% fall on the previous year despite setting up special helplines for specific scheme members.
Ann Harris OBE and Mike Dailly have been appointed non-executive directors at the upcoming single financial guidance body (SFGB).
John Govett has been appointed chief executive of the single financial guidance body (SFGB), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced today.
The number of investigations by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) have increased by over a quarter driven partly by a sharp rise in the number of transfer complaints received during the past financial year.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have signed an information-sharing agreement to enhance their combined knowledge and understanding of developing issues.
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.
Malcolm McLean says the transfer of TPAS's dispute resolution function to the TPO raises again the question of whether there should be a single pensions regulator
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) will become the hub for all pensions dispute resolutions as it plans to subsume The Pensions Advisory Service's (TPAS) team.
Defined contribution (DC) occupational schemes will be forced to disclose to members costs and charges associated with investing their retirement pots, the government has announced.
The 2017 edition of The Future Book suggests many default funds are not diversified enough to protect savers against market downturns, James Phillips reports.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) is planning to bring The Pensions Advisory Service's (TPAS) dispute resolution process into its remit.
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.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has appointed Ann Harris as chairwoman of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS).
The decision to merge the three guidance bodies into one is unnecessary and could even reduce the quality of services, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has warned.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) has launched an online tool to give guidance to savers who are worried they are at threat from pension scams.
The Treasury and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have launched a consultation on merging financial guidance services into a unified body to provide a more efficient and central support service.
The government is to create a single guidance body for pensions, money and debt matters, which will replace The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS), including Pension Wise, and the Money Advice Service (MAS), it has said.
David Harris says the overhaul of Pension Wise could allow more cost efficient and better thought out solutions for consumer advice to emerge.