Have the ‘pathways’ to better pensions turned into a road to nowhere?

A huge experiment designed to protect investors’ nest eggs from being ravaged by inflation has fallen flat on its face, evidence from wealth platforms suggests.  Few investors have decided to go anywhere near it, while some who have could be nursing losses of thousands of pounds, our figures reveal.  Investment platform AJ Bell describes the … Read more

Warning as number of pension advisers plummets

Savers face dwindling options when looking for advice about transferring their pension By Rachel Rickard Straus, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 16:50 EDT, 2 October 2021 | Updated: 05:21 EDT, 3 October 2021 Savers face dwindling options when looking for advice about transferring their pension.  According to research conducted by financial consultants Lane Clark & … Read more

Ombudsman slams DWP failures in telling women about pension age delay

Campaign: WASPI has protested about the ‘unfair’ way state pension age changes were implemented Women whose state pension age was raised to 66 have renewed calls for compensation after the Parliamentary Ombudsman accused the Government of ‘maladministration’ over delays to informing them about the changes. In a report published today, the Parliamentary Ombudsman highlighted government … Read more