It is the smaller organisations turn to stage this year but, with many lacking the required resources, advisers will play an integral role. Robert Cochran, pensions expert at Scottish Widows, explains
The courts have ruled FOS decisions are final - meaning claimants cannot then take their cases to the courts. But what are the consequences for financial advisers?
Almost half of pension holders who are over or near their lifetime allowance (LTA) threshold have not yet taken any action to prepare for the limit reductions due to be introduced in April, a survey has found.
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The number of complaints upheld against networks and nationals by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) have dropped in the last half year, figures show.
Organisations representing employers, consumers, workers and the elderly have joined the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) in urging the government to rethink its commitment to pot follows member.
A group of Labour lords has tabled an amendment to the Pensions Bill that would force the government to impose a pension scheme charge cap by 30 April 2015.
The reduced lifetime allowance for pension contributions will take ordinary savers by surprise, research by self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Liberty SIPP has predicted.
Some 80% of retirees who stick with their pension provider when they buy an annuity could get a better deal elsewhere, pointing to a huge failure in the open market option, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.
The conduct of pension providers’ annuity sales teams will form a large part of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) continuing investigation into the retirement income market.
Poor practice has been discovered on all annuity price comparison websites by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The majority of employers who have begun automatically enrolling their workers are paying in the minimum level of contributions legally allowed, pointing to potential future disappointment for savers.
With most things in life, it is important to be prepared. Auto-enrolment is no exception. Compliance First’s Janice Laing on how to make sure things run as smoothly as possible.
With the FCA’s long-awaited annuity thematic review due to report this week, Carmen Reichman finds out what's on the industry's wishlist
Most of the 41 pension liberation cases currently under investigation by the Pensions Ombudsman (PO) are complaints against trustees blocking transfers to suspicious vehicles.
The number of pension liberation complaints under investigation by the Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has risen to 41, IFAonline's sister title Professional Pension has revealed.
The annuity market isn’t perfect but Colin Bell, product director unit-linked guarantees at Aegon considers alternative solutions..
A panel of pension experts has been appointed to carry out the audit of high cost and legacy defined contribution (DC) workplace schemes, prompted by last year’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation.
The transition management industry does not warrant large-scale Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) intervention despite State Street being fined almost £23m for overcharging clients.
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