Pensions, savings and investments

Simpler pension statements

15 Mar 19

The DWP tells providers to produce clearer pension documents.

DWP launches mid-life MOT website

21 Feb 19

Service offers advice on money, work and health.

Pension changes ‘must benefit smaller firms’

07 Feb 19

New measures could divert more investments to SMEs.

Tax trap hits almost 1m over-55s

04 Feb 19

HMRC figures reveal 980,000 affected.

FCA proposes rules to improve pension investments

29 Jan 19

Changes could benefit savers by up to £25 million a year.

200,000 parents risk missing full state pension

24 Jan 19

Failing to claim child benefit could risk pension entitlement.

Average cost of life goals totals £566k

14 Jan 19

Typical aspirations take 25 years to pay for, estimates show.

Pensions cold-calling ban takes effect

09 Jan 19

Cold-callers could face fines of up to £500,000.

Divorced women miss out on pension wealth

08 Jan 19

Savers urged to take advice as divorces rise in January.

Quarter of over-50s don’t know state pension age

11 Dec 18

Rises in state pension age cause confusion.

First pensions dashboard expected in 2019

04 Dec 18

Government plans to implement multiple dashboards.

1 in 3 pension savers ‘not confident’ about retirement

28 Nov 18

Retirees say financial situation has worsened.

Retirees ‘not fazed’ by market volatility

21 Nov 18

Only 1 in 10 are reassessing their investment strategy.

Drawdown savers risk running out of pension income

15 Nov 18

53% of pension pots in drawdown might not last for life.

Quarter of over-55s unaware of pension tax

08 Nov 18

Savers could face tax ‘shock’ in retirement.

State pension age rises to 65 for women

06 Nov 18

Pension ages now equal for men and women.

More SMEs consider changing workplace pension provider

19 Oct 18

Aviva sees shift to ‘secondary market’ for auto-enrolment.

Lost pension pots total £20bn

18 Oct 18

Insurers call for continued work on pensions dashboard.

Lack of savings puts self-employed under strain

09 Oct 18

7 in 10 feel they need to be more resilient.

Personal pension savings fall in 2016/17

01 Oct 18

Contribution levels fall 33% since start of auto-enrolment.

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