Pensions are a long-term investment and require stability
Annuity mis-selling investigation highlights value of advice
Jenna Towler talks to BlackRock’s Tony Stenning and Paul Bucksey
Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) have failed to properly disclose retained interest charges linked to cash accounts and now face stricter regulatory rules.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it is concerned providers' projections of what pension savers can expect to receive in retirement if they buy certain products are too high, and it wants to standardise the process.
Providers will not have to apply the ‘second line of defence’ risk warning procedure to pension pots worth £10,000 or under, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
Non-advised annuity sales could be subject to a commission cap or an outright ban under plans being considered by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants to completely exclude pension wealth from high net worth investor (HNWI) calculations in order to prevent retirees losing their nest egg in high risk sophisticated investments.
Prudential has topped the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) list of the most complained about pension firms, as the number of grievances raised about retirement products jumps 20%.
Whatever the outcome of the tax relief green paper the government should use legislation to enforce a set period of stability for UK pensions, Neil MacGillivray has said.
Aegon faces a complaints showdown with a widow who believed the pension provider gave her late husband unauthorised advice that lost her access to his retirement pot.
Setting an investment checklist the FCA will love
The chief executive of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has renewed his call to policy makers to extend financial protection to the total value of peoples' retirement savings.
A change in the way the government collects tax on pension savings will not make people save more way for their retirement, according to the latest consumer research.
Self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) should not buckle under regulatory pressure to become plain vanilla share class wrappers as clients need diversification in their portfolios, Mattioli Woods has said.
Providers need to simplify drawdown charges or the regulator will intervene, founder of The Platforum and Boring Money Holly Mackay has said.
Origo is to establish a nationwide register of pension assets to help the 'pension dashboard' concept develop.
Homeowners aged between 65 and 74 are increasingly using equity release to supplement their income in later life, figures from the Equity Release Council’s (ERC) market report have shown.
Guardian SIPP is in talks to allow investors trapped in troubled investments to buy their way out of paying mounting administration fees, and to have direct access to any money clawed back from the firms deemed liable for their losses.
Advisers and payroll providers join forces on auto-enrolment
Providers pushing pensions freedom advice demands 'too far'
IFA PQR Financial Planning has launched a pension transfer advice service for clients of advisers who are reluctant or unable to carry out the business.
ISA-style pensions don't 'stand up to scrutiny'
A mandatory requirement on providers to use Origo's Options Transfers service is among the suggestions for improving the efficiency of pension transfers.