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Pension trustees have a legal obligation to address gender-based guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) inequalities for contracted-out workers, the High Court has ruled. 26 Oct 2018
The Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to increase the central bank interest rate ('base rate') to 0.75%, in what is only the second increase since the financial crisis of 2008. 03 Aug 2018
The EU's Solvency II Directive came into force on 1 January 2016. The directive consolidates and harmonises existing EU insurance directives including life and non-life directives, the reinsurance directive and various others.
On 28 March 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a policy statement “PS14/5: Mutuality and with-profits funds: a way forward”.
This guide is based on the law of England and Wales. It was last updated in January 2013.
This guide is subject to UK law and was last updated in March 2012.
This guide is subject to UK law and was last updated in October 2011 . A recent report on the funding of social care recommends individuals should be required to contribute no more than £35,000 towards the costs of their own care in old age.
This guide is subject to UK law and was last updated on 26th January 2011. The Government wants to encourage the development of a range of simple financial products for the mass market that "do wha...
LEGAL UPDATE: The Law Commission in England has published a draft Insurable Interest Bill which it hopes will modernise insurable interest laws. It updates a previous draft bill from 2016 taking into account responses from the consultation. If implemented,... 18 Jul 2018
Predictions of a record year for the bulk annuity market in 2018 are likely to be fulfilled, as trustees and sponsors make the most of favourable pricing to reduce pensions risk, an expert has said. 09 Jul 2018