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Gender gap in pension savings narrow, as women benefit from Workplace Pension changes

Gender gap in pension savings narrow, as women benefit from Workplace Pension changes. The number of women saving adequately for retirement has shifted from a record low to a four-year high in the last 12 months, according to Scottish Widows’ annual Women and Retirement Report. Half of the UK female population is now preparing adequately –...

The Regulation of Work-Based Pensions Schemes

The Regulation of Work-Based Pensions Schemes The Pensions Regulator is the regulator of work-based pension schemes in the UK, with objectives to: protect members’ benefits; reduce the risk of calls on the Pension Protection Fund (PPF); to promote and to improve understanding of the good administration of work-based pension schemes; to maximise employer compliance with...

Pensions in 2015: a brief update on what to look out for

Pensions in 2015: a brief update on what to look out for 2014 was a momentous year for pensions. Changes around how pensions could be drawn at retirement and how death taxes on pensions would be improved were both announced in the year, with the intention that all these new rules will be in place...