Latest articles from Ian Neale

The government’s pensions priorities for 2019

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Aries Insight's Ian Neale says government and regulators should look to restore public trust in pensions in 2019, ensuring previous priorities such as the pensions dashboard do not fall by the wayside.

Scrap the cap? PPF rules challenged at CJEU

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It will be interesting to see if the Pension Protection Fund compensation cap survives the impending Court of Justice of the European Union's decision in the case of Grenville Hampshire v The Board of the Pension Protection Fund, writes Aries Insight's Ian Neale.

A cold call ban is not the most effective scams measure

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Ian Neale from policy specialists Aries Insight takes a closer look at the government's proposals on banning pension cold calls.

Should s67 be repealed?

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Ian Neale from policy specialists Aries Insight looks at the recent debate around indexation, revaluation and section 67.

Are we wrong to view Lisas as a pensions issue?

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Ian Neale from Aries Insight says what the Lisa could mean for pensions.

Should the DWP cap early exit charges in occupational schemes?

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Ian Neale from Aries Insight explains why new exit charge cap regulations could backfire.

Unpacking the proposed DB bill

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Aries Insight's Ian Neale gives us a primer on the defined benefit bill proposed by Frank Field MP, which promises to set a path for how the contentious issues will be tackled.

As the lifetime and annual allowance changes take effect, who has to prepare and how?

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Changes to allowances will take effect in April – Aries Insight's Ian Neale explains what they mean and who will be affected.

Things in the Autumn Statement you might have missed

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Aries Insight's Ian Neale dissects the Autumn Statement and explains what indirect effects some of the new policies could have on pensions.

What are pension input periods and why do they matter?

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The rules on pension input periods are changing and are about to make life even more complicated, says Ian Neale