Axa Wealth is to drop charges associated with drawdown and its Pension Investment Account on its Elevate platform.
The pensions industry has rejected government proposals to tinker with auto-enrolment (AE) earning thresholds and called for a complete overhaul.
The number of women saving adequately for retirement has reached a four year high, according to Scottish Widows Women and Retirement report.
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has clarified its position on why certain retirees using standalone lump sums trigger a reduced annual allowance.
The government has dropped plans to fine savers who access defined contribution (DC) pots under changes announced in the Budget but fail to alert all their previous pension providers.
The industry has reacted with confusion and concern to Aviva's intention to takeover smaller rival Friends Life, with fears a merged insurer will mean worse customer service and less competition.
The Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) is in discussions with the regulator about drawing up a definitive list of possible conflict of interest scenarios that crop up during the advice and planning process.
The qualifying earnings rules which govern auto-enrolment contributions should be scrapped to boost saving potential, according to provider NOW: Pensions.
Clive Cowdery, the former head of Resolution and major shareholder at Friends Life, is set to walk away with £160m from the £5.6bn takeover deal announced on Friday.
The suggestion of a pensions credit card has been branded 'irresponsible', but denying retirees the freedoms they're being promised is akin to denying a toddler a ball until they've proved they can play with it properly, writes Mark Polson.
Labour has urged the government to ensure none of the 320,000 savers expected to take advantage of pension freedoms are exposed to “rip off charges”.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has shut down a group of five pension liberation schemes that had taken more than £134m from more than 1,400 people.
Sales of drawdown contracts have more than doubled compared to the third quarter of last year while annuity purchases continue to fall, according to latest Association of British Insurers (ABI) statistics.
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