In this week's Retirement Planner news round-up we highlight five key stories you might have missed over the past seven days.
Steve Webb has hit out at Labour's plan to lower the auto-enrolment threshold, saying it would leave low earners with a pension of less than £2 a week at retirement.
Retirees need to bring home £17,500 a year to secure a "relatively modest but comfortable" retirement, according to research from Barclays.
Annuity provider Partnership is to cut 100 roles as part of a multi-million pound cost saving drive sparked by the Budget changes.
A financial adviser has been permitted to include a complaints time bar in his client terms of business contracts, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) conceded to his case.
Firms providing comparison websites for annuities should include details of the types of guarantees available and identify providers if they operate a restricted panel, after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) updated its guidance for firms.
Reasons to be cheerful
Total investment reaches £9m
Medium to long-term capital growth