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Divorced women the ‘poor relations of pensions wealth’ – Royal London

Women who ultimately divorce end up with less than half the property wealth of married couples and less than one-third...

Think tank urges government to cap tax-free lump sums at £40,000

Capping the pension tax-free lump sum at £40,000 would raise £2bn a year for the government, new research by the Resolution Foundation suggests.

Three more master trusts apply for authorisation; L&G confirms submission

Just six of the remaining 49 defined contribution master trusts have applied for authorisation to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) since its regime came into...

Thousands of DB transfers carried out by firms that lost permissions

Advice firms that lost their defined benefit (DB) transfer permissions carried out thousands of transfers before regulatory intervention, it has...

Adrian Boulding: CDC schemes are coming to the UK

The likelihood of the new collective defined contribution (CDC) scheme rules being enshrined in new pensions legislation in 2019 are now very high. The...

Financial guidance bodies merge under temporary SFGB name

The Pensions Advisory Service, Pension Wise and the Money Advice Service have now been merged to form the Single Financial...

Three-quarters of employers support pensions tax relief reform

Three-quarters of employers would support pensions tax relief changes if they provide more help to lower-paid earners, according to the Association of Consulting Actuaries...

Adrian Boulding: My pension predictions for 2019

In the world of pensions, 2018 will be remembered for master trust authorisation, a mammoth task that we have nicknamed...

A year in retirement: DB transfers, SIPP claims and British Steel

From SIPP litigation to defined benefit (DB) transfer tribulation, Retirement Planner looks back at the most important stories emerging from...

Bob Champion: Can advisers keep up with the demand for advice?

There are 41 million people of working age in the UK. Thanks to auto-enrolment 15 million of these are now pension savers - a...

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All we are saying… is give CDC a chance

The Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) collective defined contribution (CDC) consultation came to an end last week. This was the first...