The government's free impartial at-retirement guidance is aimed at middle Britain, not high or low net worth individuals, pensions minister Steve Webb has told MPs.
Firms yet to reach their auto-enrolment (AE) staging dates want the process postponed until wide-reaching changes to the pensions system are finalised, according to research.
Pensions expert Ros Altmann has called on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to tighten its grip on product providers to ensure customers are treated fairly once they have received the government's proposed retirement guidance.
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