Policy

The retirement savings industry is in the Last Chance Saloon of public opinion, writes industry expert Michael Johnson in a new report Put the saver first: catalysing a savings culture. The...
Scrapping tax relief in favour of a matched savings scheme where, for every £1 added to a pension pot, the state puts in a fixed additional amount up to a maximum contribution per year is one of...
Details of the key amendments to pensions and the timetable for their implementation
Three out of four local government pension experts believe there is a strong case for increasing contributions from council staff into their pensions, a new National Association of Pensions Fund (...
A third of people with a workplace pension do not know how much their employer is paying into it, research published today shows.   The Attitudes to Pensions survey, conducted on behalf of the...
More breathing space needed for pensions age rises
While there is much to commend in the EU Green Paper, the £500bn spectre of Solvency II has reappeared, says editor Stephanie Hawthorne
Around eight out of ten pension schemes will be affected by the government’s decision to use the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) instead of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) as a measure of price inflation...
If government would leave employers alone, they might not be walking away from their pension schemes suggests Robin Ellison, Pinsent Masons
Stuart Southall, recently elected chairman of the Association of Consulting Actuaries, outlines his hopes for pension change