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The state pension age (SPA) may have to rise to 68 earlier than planned if it is to remain affordable, according to an independent review commissioned by the government. 24 Mar 2017
The introduction of a 25% tax charge on pension transfers made to qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (QROPS) will make a potential route for scammers less attractive, an expert has said. 10 Mar 2017
This guide was last updated in August 2015.
Introduction The alphabet soup of acronyms in the pensions field can be confusing even for practitioners. The collection below is designed for non-technicians and includes pensions industry and investment industry terms and abbreviations which the lay pensions...
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
This guide was last updated in November 2015.
This guide is based on UK law as at 1 August 2015, unless otherwise stated. It is part of a series of guides on pensions. Pensions are often overlooked. They are just too complicated,...
ANALYSIS: While the proposed ban on pension cold calling has grabbed the headlines, the government's plans to limit the statutory right to transfer pension savings could be a far more effective way to reduce the potential for pension scams. 24 Feb 2017
A better understanding of behavioural economics could help to drive up the amounts that individuals are saving for their retirement, according to the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI). 14 Feb 2017
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