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The Department for Work and Pensions is to introduce a threshold below which pension providers will be unable to charge a flat fee to savers.

Transgender women born in October and November 1953 have been told by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) they may be eligible for the Women’s State Pension from 31 October 2018 to the date of their 65th birthday.

The recent announcements on the new Health and Social Care Levy, and corresponding rise in tax on dividend income, will boost the attractiveness of salary sacrifice in the years ahead.

The percentage of workplace pension savers who actively stopped saving fell slightly during the Coronavirus pandemic, according to data released this morning.

Whilst the travel industry is celebrating the lifting of many restrictions on overseas trips, rental holidays for commercial property in pensions are going in the other direction.

You may have seen headlines recently about the pension savings “crisis” hitting the self-employed. According to the latest Financial Resources survey from the DWP only 18% of working-age adults that are self-employed are currently participating in a pension. This is compared to 75% of employees of the same age.

Andy Bell, CEO of platform and SIPP firm AJ Bell, has warned that proposed new anti-scam rules on pension transfers risk undermining thousands of legitimate transfers.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has responded to a bid from former Pensions Minister Stephen Timms MP to make pension guidance appointments automatic.

The DWP is set to "nudge" more DC pension savers to get guidance from Pension Wise - the government consumer help service - when they near taking pension benefits.

Private sector employee contributions doubled in the past decade from £8.3bn in 2009 to £16.6bn in 2019.

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