Life insurers received three times more telephone calls than average in the week following the implementation of pensions freedom, figures show.
The Green Party has pledged to reform private pensions, channeling some of the money spent on pension relief towards creating a "more generous" state pension.
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The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has announced plans for a retirement ‘window' allowing pensioners to take a slightly lower weekly state pension from the age of 65.
The Liberal Democrats want to enshrine the ‘triple lock' on the state pension into law and raise the tax-free allowance to £12,500 as the party unveiled its manifesto ahead of next month's general election.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) is in discussions with the regulator and government to introduce additional safeguards to defined benefit (DB) pension transfers where the client wants to act against the advice they received.
Elizabeth Coyle outlines exactly what people are going to get out of the government’s guidance guarantee Pension Wise
A Labour government would further reform the retirement market so pension providers "put savers first", the party has said in its manifesto.
Just Retirement has launched a simplified advice service for providers to offer to their clients at the point of retirement.
An IFA standing for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) at this year's general election has said financial education and the provision of quality advice to the mass market will form part of his campaign ahead of the publication of the party’s manifesto next week.
Jessop Fund Managers (JFM) has launched in income drawdown solution for advised clients with small to medium sized pension pots.
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has launched a 'bridging' exam unit in light of the pension freedoms rolled out on 6 April.
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Finalised guidance for trustees of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has been published giving further clarity on how they should deal with transfer requests from members looking to take advantage of pensions freedom.
A wealth manager has entered liquidation because it is unable to pay back clients to whom it mis-sold investments, leaving Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) levy payers to pick up the bill.
Fewer than one in ten of those with pension queries following the roll-out of the retirement 'freedoms' on 6 April were looking to withdraw their savings in full, research suggests.
Fears pension providers will struggle under huge inflows of customer requests come 6 April are "well-founded" as too little has been done to address communication processes, according to PwC.
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