Guidance guarantee providers will be liable for redress in the event of a consumer complaint about Pension Wise, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
Provider Zurich is reviewing whether to allow legacy retail clients access to its flexible drawdown product on a non-advised basis, in an effort to streamline pension freedom.
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People living overseas looking to transfer their UK pensions face having to pay for advice twice under the latest Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rule update.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is considering bringing its guidance to trustees of large schemes on communicating new retirement flexibilities in line with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its list of qualifying recognised oversea pension schemes (QROPS) leaving just a single Australian scheme on its books.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is writing to all pension providers requesting data on how customers are accessing their retirement pots in the wake of the pension ‘freedoms' rolled out in April.
Scrapping salary sacrifice, rumoured to be part of the 8 July Budget, would do more harm than good but is likely to be high up on the Chancellor's agenda, providers have said.
Longevity assessment specialist MorganAsh plans to operate a 'central annuity bureau' in the second-hand annuity market.
A fifth of people over 50 have been targeted by pension scammers, according to research from provider Retirement Advantage.
Further changes to pensions tax relief could lead the industry “into a very dark place”, according to ex-pensions minister Steve Webb.
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Pensions minister Ros Altmann has warned the industry against complacency over auto-enrolment, as the project reaches its half-way point.
Product provider Standard Life has put together ten pointers for advisers highlighting the immediate risks and opportunities in the wake of the retirement reforms introduced in April.
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Functionality and cost remain the only real drivers behind advisers wanting to switch platforms in an otherwise increasingly ‘sticky’ market, a survey has found.
Auto-enrolment savers are underfunding their pension pots due to a “false sense of security” that minimum contributions are good enough, Zurich’s Alistair Wilson has warned.
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is considering launching a qualification for product providers' staff who are likely to deal with at-retirement customers.
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) policy director David Geale has dismissed concerns some retirees have been priced out of advice - but said the challenge was matching those firms able to serve lower income clients with the relevant consumers.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has defended the methods it uses to calculate advisers' contribution to its annual costs as fair and proportionate, as it confirmed a 10% hike for firms for 2015-2016.
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