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Tasks for regulated firms
Consultation Paper: Capping early exit pension charges
Consultation Paper: Secondary annuity market
Our research and reviews
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 pension providers
We are consulting on proposed changes to the standards applied to Pension Wise designated guidance providers.
From autumn 2016, we intend to consult on updating the methodology used to calculate the levels of redress due in cases of unsuitable advice on transfers from defined benefit occupational pension schemes to personal pensions.
Pensions and retirement income is a priority sector for us. Read more about our policy work and market monitoring in this area.