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Tasks for regulated firms
Consultation Paper: Secondary annuity market
Retirement income market data
Our research and reviews
This review assesses how firms provided information to customers, on a non-advised basis, about shopping around for enhanced annuities.
This review assesses the impact of pension reforms on competition in the retirement income market by looking at how firms and consumers have responded to the new freedoms.
Since April 2015, consumers have had greater choice around how they access their Defined Contribution pension savings. Our findings highlight the importance of consumers understanding the consequences of the decisions they make.
Find out more about our research into the implementation and effects of the proposed ‘annuity comparator’.
Latest news for life insurers and pension providers
Pension providers have made significant progress towards meeting the recommendations of the Independent Project Board (IPB), to reduce cost and charges.
We want to ensure that closed-book customers, who have life insurance products that are closed to new business, are treated fairly and do not receive less attention than customers who have recently taken out a new product.
We have published Handbook rules that discharge a new duty placed on us by parliament to cap early exit charges in pension schemes.