Pensions reform

Up to half a million low paid workers will soon be at risk of missing out on tax relief on their workplace pension contributions according to a Royal London estimate. The figures are based on a...
The TUC has expressed concern at the government’s announcement today that the state-backed National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) will not be allowed to offer retirement income products. More...
The NEST Trustee has confirmed that, when the restrictions on transfers into and out of NEST are lifted (1 April 2017): there will be no change to the current flat 0.3 per cent AMC applied to funds...
The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has confirmed that the 2017 review of auto-enrolment will have three themes: coverage, engagement and contribution levels. Ruston Smith, trustee director...
Almost 106,000 working people are not being auto-enrolled into a pension because their earnings come from more than one job, and 70% of them are women, research by Citizens Advice reveals. To qualify...
The Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed that the 2017 review of auto-enrolment will have three themes: coverage engagement contribution levels Ruston Smith, trustee director at Peoples’...
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...
A survey published today has exposed weaknesses in the coverage of private sector employees of the Government’s pension auto-enrolment (AE) policy, which will particularly affect the numbers of...
Hundreds of thousands of savers have cashed in £9.2bn from their pension pots since the government's pension freedoms were introduced in April 2015. Over 1.5 million payments have been made using...
Eversheds has warned that the Government should revisit its launch of the Lifetime ISA (LISAs) to avoid consumer detriment and the potential risk of mis-selling. The advice comes in the international...