Pensions

An update on all things pensions, covering the latest developments and changes in legislation

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As I was saying…

It’s not often that I post so many links to articles in the wider media in one day, but this article, regarding the proposed response/solution (known as Consultancy Charging) to the removal…

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One of my better efforts…

I have just noticed that an article I wrote for Corporate Adviser Magazine last month has now been posted to the web, and it just happens to fit very well with…

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NAPF: Large schemes more profitable than small ones

NAPF: Large Schemes More Profitable Than Small Ones November 1, 2012 Large defined contribution schemes can be more profitable for members than small schemes, as they can lead to a…

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Potential RPI change to hit private pensions

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has launched a consultation on changing a key inflation formula to which private pensions are linked, in a move that could see savers getting…

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UK employees lack knowledge of pensions

The start of the UK’s auto-enrolment scheme has recently been the focus of much attention, leaving people who already save for a pension out of the spotlight. However, new research…

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Auto enrolment launches for large employers

The beginning of October saw the start of a brand new approach to UK pension saving. The launch of auto-enrolment aims to encourage British workers to start putting aside money…

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Parents Could Use Pension Pots To Secure Children’s Mortgage Under New Government Plans

The government is planning to provide a boost to home ownership by allowing parents to tap their pension pots to help their children buy homes or get a mortgage, Deputy…

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Half of employees in the dark about auto enrolment

More than half of UK employees are unaware of the scheme that will see them automatically enrolled in a workforce pension scheme, according to new research from financial services firm…