When the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) launched the Pension Quality Mark (PQM) in 2009, it was with the goal of setting an aspirational standard for the market which identified those defined contribution (DC) schemes that went well beyond the regulatory minimum.
Published: 21 February 2017
Ian Price, Divisional Director for Pensions and Consultancy at St. James’s Place, comments on the increase in final salary pension transfer values as schemes look to offload liabilities.
Published: 27 January 2017
For the majority of employees in the U.K there is free money available to them, often as much as a few hundred pounds each month, that they can claim with just an email to their Employer.
Published: 6 January 2017
Top tips on how employees could avoid losing their pension to scams and fraudsters, provided by WEALTH at work.
Published: 22 December 2016
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published new research analysing the incomes different UK generations can expect in ... View Article
Published: 23 November 2016
A new report from cross-party think tank Demos finds that a lack of coordination between sectors involved in financial services provision and advice is stymying attempts to address the problem of financial exclusion.
Published: 27 September 2016
Scottish independence would entail significant economic risk. Scotland’s budget deficit is currently over three times higher than the UK average as a perspective of GDP. North Sea oil and gas revenue expectations have plunged. Expected revenues of £6.8 to 7.9bn this year have fallen to just £0.5 to 2.8bn.
Published: 11 July 2016
Michael Johnson argues that merely providing information will not embed the forthcoming pensions dashboard into the consciousness of the general public, in a new report The Pensions Dashboard: Vital for UK plc, published by the Centre for Policy Studies.
Published: 7 July 2016
58 percent of global CFOs surveyed and 56 percent in the UK & Ireland say that they need to build their understanding of digital, smart technologies and sophisticated data analytics.
Published: 20 June 2016
The pension changes have created a new era of freedom and choice for defined contribution (DC) pension savers. However with choice comes responsibility, and the real possibility of employees making some huge mistakes. WEALTH at work, supported by guidance and advice, has highlighted some of the decisions people are making, which might not have been the best choice for them.
Published: 17 May 2016