CDC lauded as golden key in DWP's pension choices work

DWP’s call for input closed

Hope William-Smith
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The adoption of collective defined contribution (CDC) arrangements across the industry could be a key development that supports the government’s agenda for savers to make good pension choices, the industry says.

CDC as a key option at the point of retirement was supported in several responses to the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) June call for input on saver support, which closes to feedback today (25 July). The trust-based scheme-focussed consultation came after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) conducted research across the contract-based market which found most savers choose the "path of least resistance" when it comes to accessing their savings. This is despite the wide range of options now available to savers under pension freedoms. Scottish Widows head of policy Pete Glancy...

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