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Savers to be surveyed on pension exit fees as part of plans to remove 'barriers' to freedoms

Members of the public have been asked to share their experience of exercising their new freedom to access pension savings more flexibly as part of a UK government investigation into "barriers" stopping them from taking advantage of the new regime. 31 Jul 2015

Expert casts doubt on connection between 'huge rise' in pension liberation fraud and new freedoms

It is "far too early" to read anything into a reported increase in cases of pension liberation fraud and the increased freedom to access pension savings that took effect in April, an expert has said. 30 Jul 2015

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Pensions Ombudsman supports inaction on guaranteed minimum pension equalisation

A pension scheme was not at fault for failing to ensure guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits were calculated in a non-discriminatory way for men and women, given that the issue "generally remains unresolved" in the UK, the Pensions Ombudsman has said.... 29 Jul 2015

Time to consider increasing minimum UK workplace pension contributions, says expert

The UK government should consider whether the minimum that individuals that have been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension and their employers must contribute to that pension can be increased without discouraging saving, an expert has said. 21 Jul 2015

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