Pensions

July 2019 Articles

Pension savings are being left in cash after M&G property fund blocks withdrawals
Pension savings are being left in cash after M&G property fund blocks withdrawals
M&G, which is owned by Prudential, insists that the deferral is not related to Brexit or the wider property market
July 17, 2019
Regulator investigates 'shape-shifting' firms who shirk pension duties
Regulator investigates 'shape-shifting' firms who shirk pension duties
The Pensions Regulator said today it will hunt down companies that change their names to dodge workplace pension obligations. Several [...]
July 17, 2019
Stop nudging people towards property at the expense of their pension – it’s irresponsible
Stop nudging people towards property at the expense of their pension – it’s irresponsible
Suggestions that young workers should be able to dip into their pension savings to help buy their first home are unhelpful
July 16, 2019
'Part-time pensions penalty' slashes women's retirement pots
'Part-time pensions penalty' slashes women's retirement pots
Women are on average £106,000 worse off in retirement than men, partly because such a high proportion work part-time, according [...]
July 11, 2019
Prudential UK property fund delays withdrawals for up to six months
Prudential UK property fund delays withdrawals for up to six months
Last week Bank of England governor Mark Carney said these types of funds were "built on a lie"
July 4, 2019