12/29/2021

Moret: Is it time to kill off the Sipp?

Moret said these proposals represented a “strange outcome” given that Sipps were created to do the opposite - offer investors greater investment choice.

12/10/2021

FCA pension data shows 43% withdrawing at unsustainable 8% rate

This is where the recent stronger nudge to pension guidance could make significant headway, but consumer awareness of pensions needs to improve to help make it a success and ensure decisions are properly researched and not taken on a whim.

12/01/2021

10 consumers plan to consolidate pensions

In recent years a number of new pension providers have launched with a particular focus on consolidation and simplifying pension transfers, including PensionBee, Penfold and others.

11/29/2021

Ambassador to pay £80k for withholding pension information

The two notices had been issued as part of a TPR investigation into whistleblowers’ allegations that staff working for him at PGT Ceewrite Engineering, had not had auto-enrolment pension contributions paid by his companies.

11/25/2021

FCA sets out default funds for personal pensions

Under the proposals, the default option would need to be an appropriately diversified basket of investments and take account of climate change and other environmental, social and governance risks.

10/07/2021

UK pensions industry aims for more say over managed assets

The Taskforce on Pension Scheme Voting Implementation (TPSVI), chaired by former UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association chief executive Simon Howard, was set up by pensions minister Guy Opperman to look into voting system issues.