The government’s consultation on pension exit fees will not cover market value reductions (MVA) and other investment deductions that are common triggers of perceived high charges.
The government is seeking views on whether retirement savers are aware of when independent financial advice must be taken before accessing their pots, following the pension freedoms introduced in April.
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