Pension transfer activity has dropped to the lowest level since the introduction of the pension freedoms, research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) reveals.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator writing to 14 pension schemes, questioning the values they were giving to members seeking to transfer out.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has sent letters to defined benefit (DB) schemes encouraging trustees to consider cutting transfer values on offer when workers want to leave.
The debate around defined benefit (DB) pension transfers will "come to a head when the stock markets fall", according to a panel of retirement specialists.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values remained stable throughout February, according to Xafinity's transfer value index.
The Pensions Ombudsman is investigating a group of more than 150 complaints about transfer values from British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values remained fairly stable in July, falling by just £2,000 to £230,000 by the end of the month, according to Xafinity's monthly index.
Volatile gilt yields saw the estimated average defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) transfer value fall by £9,000 over June, Xafinity has said.
Transfer value analysis should be replaced with a comparison showing the value of the benefits being given up, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values reached their highest level since early November 2016 due to a fall in gilt yields and more bearish inflation expectations.
High-net worth savers will increasingly seek advice on transferring their defined benefit (DB) pots over the next 12 months, according to UBS.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values rose by £31,000 over 2016 thanks to a fall in gilt yields, according to Xafinity's monthly index.