The risks faced by society today may require greater attention due to the interconnectedness of the world that we live in. Unlikely incidents, such as 1-in-200 year events are no longer that remote or unimaginable.
In the aftermath of the initial shock, confusion over what happened and who is responsible has extended to the insurance industry with experts disagreeing on which policy will pay out and who may be liable.
Malcolm McLean comments on the possibility of the introduction of a ‘pensions passport’ to help individuals keep track of their pension pots.
The various statements from the Treasury and the FCA this morning have provided more detail on the pension freedoms announced in the last Budget.
The government has announced today that it will not ban members of DB pension schemes from transferring into DC schemes, but will require members to receive regulated advice before they transfer.
Andy Leggett comments on today’s FCA thematic review results and news of its letter to SIPP firm CEOs regarding 'unacceptable' due diligence failings.
A note about the government response to the consultation on freedom and choice in pensions, focusing on the announcement that transfers from DB to DC schemes will not be banned.
The PPF have recently announced their intention to adopt a bespoke model for assessing insolvency risk in the 2015/16 levy calculation and beyond.
Today's Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) report shows that 8.5m people could be newly saving in a pension by 2030. Could auto-enrolment's success be just what the ailing annuity market needs?