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Given the millions that have been paid out in recent months to those swapping their promise of a future Defined Benefit (DB) pension for a lump sum, it’s a pity the Government’s Pensions Advice...
People planning their retirement will be able to withdraw up to £1500 from their pension pots tax-free to pay for financial advice, under plans unveiled by the government today. The new Pension...
In 2016 pension funds enjoyed their highest returns since 2009 according to the latest Moneyfacts Personal Pension and Annuity Trends Treasury Report. Despite considerable economic and political...
The current regime for comparing pension and investment product charges is not fit for purpose and must be radically simplified, platform provider AJ Bell says. The majority (61%) of advisers...
The cost of operating defined benefit (DB) schemes has increased by 37% in one year is a key finding in the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) 42nd Annual Survey published today. Since...
New plans to bring in a cap on early exit charges for occupational pensions have been announced by the Minister for Pensions today and will ensure that people are not unfairly penalised for accessing...
Low volatility equities can play a useful part in driving DC member outcomes, suggests Madeline Forrester, MFS Investment Management
As more people start saving for a pension, we need the right protection model to cover all forms of DC saving, says Duncan Howorth, ITM
Greater transparency of costs and charges for pension funds could have a significant positive impact on investment strategy, help to cut risk, and ultimately improve value for money for members, says...
The Pensions Regulator has used its powers to ensure members of a closed defined benefit (DB) scheme receive Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation after the scheme’s rules were changed. Former...