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Government will not legislate to equalise widowers’ survivor benefits

The government has been accused of "dragging its heels" on pensions equality after ruling out amending the law to provide...

The sound of silence: Hammond quiet on pensions in Spring Statement

The spring statement was as quiet for personal finance as many predicted, with no reference made to pensions or retirement...

Selecatapension DB outsourcing business enters liquidation

Selectapension's defined benefit (DB) transfer outsourcing business, Selectapension Bureau Services, has entered liquidation following a decision late last year to...

Increase in state pension age delivers £11bn savings for govt – Aegon

Increases to the state pension age are set to save the government billions of pounds each year due to the fact almost 700,000 people...

DWP launches consultation to legislate for CDC

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to "shape future legislation" for collective defined contribution (CDC)...

Adrian Boulding: FCA Retirement Outcomes Review shows consumer ‘self-harm’

Adrian Boulding assesses the post-pension freedom FCA Retirement Outcomes Review. Here, he outlines three positive results from the regulator's paper and three points which 'stuck in his gullet'

Active Wealth UK’s ex-clients join steelworkers in DB transfer fight

Former clients of Active Wealth UK, an advice firm at the centre of the British Steel pension saga, have joined steelworkers in...

SOLLA: Understand power of attorney to differentiate your business

Advisers should familiarise themselves with what clients can and cannot do with power of attorney if they want to work closely with solicitors and...

UK state pension ‘least generous in the developed world’

The UK state pension is the "lowest in the developed world", according to the latest OECD figures that display a...

Graham Vidler: How we can get people to love pensions

We'll all be thinking a little more about love as Valentine's Day approaches. And many of us in the industry have a second significant...
 

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