The government will start to make payments to those Equitable Life policy holders who purchased their policies before 1992 and are still alive, in December.
The government has announced it could bring forward plans to increase the state pension age (SPA) for people currently aged in their 40s or below.
A strict code of practice for DC pension scheme trustees now includes at-retirement guidelines. But is it a missed opportunity when it comes to annuities?
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has further delayed the publication of its proposals for new capital adequacy requirements for self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers, saying it wanted to factor in the findings of its current thematic review and consultation.
Scotland should avoid altering pensions tax relief if it becomes independent, the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF)has said.
Consumers are oblivious to the 'bigger industry picture' and are easy targets for unregulated 'advisers' who sell them risky products while collecting commission, an IFA has warned.
A group of investors is preparing to pursue self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Stadia Trustees for hundreds of thousands of pounds via the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) for what it claims was its failure to carry out proper due diligence on an unregulated investment they put their pension money into.
The self-invested personal pension (SIPP) market is in a ‘Mexican stand-off’ situation with the regulator as it awaits capital adequacy regulation and the outcome of the third thematic review, a provider has said.
MPs are calling for further pressure to be placed on pension fund managers to reveal the full extent of their charges on investors.
Post-retirement life expectancy for men and women is declining, according to analysis of Office for National Statistics (ONS) data, though experts say it is likely a "blip" rather than a longer term trend.
The number of suspicious pension transfer requests with suspected links to liberation fraud is spiralling and the government must act decisively on the issue, Aviva has said.
Pensions minister Steve Webb plans to cap charges on auto-enrolment pension schemes at 0.75%.
The compulsory use of an annuity broker at retirement could be written into the latest version of the Pensions Bill after Labour tabled an amendment to the legislation.
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has reported a 39% increase in overall complaints against financial products, with increases in claims related to self-invested person pensions (SIPPs), personal pensions and annuities.
The nine suspected liberation vehicles at the centre of the High Court pension liberation court case are occupational pension schemes, a judge has ruled.
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