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DWP data shows the gender pension gap remains at 35%

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DWP data show that the gap is gradually closing, but there is still some way to go

Yet more consultation required to put in place the McCloud remedy


The government goes back for more McCloud consultation in the LGPS 

TUC: Act now or women will be condemned to retirement poverty


TUC report shows the gender pension gap has grown with women more than twice as likely as men to miss out on being automatically enrolled. 

Derisking well funded DB schemes may be an opportunity missed


Well funded schemes now in a position to consider building a surplus for the benefit of all members

Trust is the greatest obstacle to bridging the advice gap


Trust remains a major problem for consumers according to new data from Lang Cat Financial.

Will DC consolidation present MTs with crock of gold?

Crock of gold

DC consolidation will have its winners and losers. Stephanie Hawthorne asks what the transition to consolidation will mean for trustees, sponsors, and members

DWP announcement on dashboard programme is imminent


DWP has consulted the industry informally about managing the next stage of the programme. Expect to hear more soon.

ACA chair balks at funding code for open schemes while backing CDC

Steven Taylor

Taylor blasts the DB funding code forcing “unnecessarily cautious” approaches on open defined benefit (DB) schemes, but backs CDC

TPR at the root of high levels of industry dissatisfaction over policy direction

Dissatisfaction face

PMI survey shows members are more dissatisfied with policymakers than last year

Delays are not the only problem with existing pension scam rules


New pensions scam regs 18 months on: lack of best practice poses risk and flawed regs promote delays