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Pensions dominate sales as platforms attract £55bn in 2017

The platform market saw the majority of its £55bn net sales flow into pension products in 2017, according to Fundscape's...

Auto-enrolment hits ‘huge milestone’ of 1 million employers

One million UK employers have enrolled staff into a workplace pension, meaning more than nine million employees have now been...

FCA scrutinises DB transfer advisers with extensive survey

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has sent 45 advice firms a questionnaire containing more than 50 questions designed to probe...

Aegon fires back at PensionBee over transfer time criticism

Aegon has hit back at PensionBee claims that is it slower than its competitors on pension transfer times, saying it...

Pensions Ombudsman investigating 150 British Steel complaints

The Pensions Ombudsman is investigating a group of more than 150 complaints about transfer values from British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members.

Nearly 900 customers stuck between Aegon and PensionBee

Some 864 customers are stuck transferring their pension from Aegon to PensionBee, according to a live 'transfer tracker' set up by PensionBee.

David Simpson: Platforms still playing catch up on decumulation

When the pension freedoms became reality in April 2015 there was an expectation that platforms would soon offer the income flexibility that investors would...

Bus company hit with £60k fine in first auto-enrolment criminal case

A bus company and its managing director have been fined more than £60,000 after admitting trying to avoid providing its employees with a workplace...

Govt continues to exclude self-employed from pensions, experts warn

The government's response to the Taylor Review into working practices is a good first step, but has failed to address issues surrounding pensions for...

Another IFA suspends DB transfers over British Steel

Country Capital Wealth Management, which trades as The Pension Review Service, has voluntarily suspended its defined benefit (DB) transfer permissions after a...

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Auto-enrolment hits ‘huge milestone’ of 1 million employers

One million UK employers have enrolled staff into a workplace pension, meaning more than nine million employees have now been...