More than 700 adviser firms advice firms relinquished their defined benefit (DB) transfer permissions during the regulator’s probe into the market.
The Financial Conduct Authority has banned the use of contingent charging in defined benefit (DB) transfer advice.
Thousands of the country’s most financially insecure individuals are remaining in auto-enrolled schemes even if it may not be in their best interests to do so, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) finds.
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has defended its approach to SIPP complaints following the long-awaited Carey Pensions ruling.
Rachel Vahey explores recent changes to the LISA withdrawal charge structure due to Covid-19 and urges policymakers to make it a permanent alteration for the benefit of savers.
Talbot and Muir is providing a series of CPD accredited webinars that can be tailored to the specific needs of advisers and delivered by the firm’s business development consultants.
Pension scheme members looking to transfer from a DB to a DC pension during the Covid-19 crisis will be warned it is unlikely to be in their best long-term interests in a letter from regulators and schemes.
The Pensions Regulator is anxious to meet the industry’s expectations, but this latest challenge does not come with a manual. Hope William-Smith speaks to David Fairs.
Claim-embroiled pension provider Liberty SIPP has entered administration following a number of high-risk non-standard investment claims against it.
About 50 advice firms have surrendered their pension transfer ‘gold standard’ status after running into issues renewing PII cover.