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FCA wants pension providers to offer 'additional protection' under pension reforms

Pension providers will need to ask more searching questions about pension savers' personal circumstances and provide them with "risk warnings" in response to answers given under new proposals being considered by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 30 Jan 2015

Pensions Regulator should give trusts time to develop drawdown market, says expert

OPINION: The UK Pensions Regulator and government should allow defined contribution master trusts to develop the market in retirement products based on drawdown rather than annuities before publishing detailed guidance. 14 Jan 2015

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UK government unveils planned pension guidance service, as figures show £6bn could be released under new freedoms

Pension providers will be required to include "clear and prominent" statements about the existence of government-backed free financial guidance on all "relevant communications" with consumers from as early as next month, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)... 13 Jan 2015

Legacy pension schemes must have plans in place for removal of any high charges by end of 2015, according to review

A significant percentage of those saving into older defined contribution (DC) workplace pension schemes are paying annual fees of as much as 3% of the value of their assets under management (AUM), according to the authors of an independent report into so-called... 19 Dec 2014

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