Blogs

  • The Pensions Industry Needs to Clean the Stables

    31/07/2020

    ABI’s Senior Policy Adviser, Matt Burrell, assess the challenges ahead for pension providers to ensure pensions dashboards are implemented successfully following the recent call for input on data standards by The Pensions Dashboards Programme.

  • The Adventure of the Lost Pensions

    24/07/2020

    As the ABI continues work with members and Government to reunite savers with their lost pensions and with Government currently considering expansion to the Dormant Assets Scheme which provides fund to charitable causes, our Policy Adviser for Long-term savings policy, Evey Tang looks at how this might affect customers. 

  • Why pensions tax relief change needs consultation and consensus

    07/07/2020

    Following last week’s publication of a briefing note by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) on pension tax relief, our taxation policy adviser, Dan Gallon has blogged on the background to the…

  • Covid-19 and long-term savings: supporting customers and adapting operations

    02/06/2020

    Issues currently facing the pensions and savings industry

    Ahead of our webinar on "Long-term savings operations: navigating unprecedented challenges" on 25 June, our Head of Long-Term Savings Policy, Rob Yuille, has blogged on how firms have sought to adapt to meet the changing needs of customers and the regulatory landscape through the COVID-19 Crisis. 

  • WOW moments for International Women’s Day

    06/03/2020

    What better way to spend International Women’s Day, than attending the Women of the World (WOW) conference? Especially with a keynote from the host of The Guilty Feminist podcast, Deborah Frances-White...

  • One size doesn’t fit all

    28/02/2020

    It is one of the generally accepted facts of the modern world that other than in the musical stylings of Frank Zappa, one size does not fit all. From exercise regimens to entertainment, people increasingly expect goods and services...

  • A little more conversation - time to tackle the taboo and talk money

    18/11/2019

    Along with sex, politics and religion, money is one of the subjects we frequently avoid in conversation. As far as money is concerned, especially among family, it is time to break the taboo. And what…

  • Divorce - mind the pensions gap

    28/10/2019

    My son once declared “I’m never getting married!”  He went on to elaborate “If you were told that you had slightly better than a 1 in two chance of your parachute opening…

  • What does the pension contribution change mean for me?

    05/04/2019

    Find out more about: automatic enrolment, incentives to save, keeping track of your pensions.

    ‘Automatic enrolment’ into workplace pensions was introduced in 2012 as a revolutionary way of helping people to save more for their retirement without having to lift a finger. So far, it has lived up to expectations and more than 9 million of us have automatically started putting little bits of our salary into a pension scheme each month.

  • Guest Blog: The Dormant Assets Scheme: re-uniting customers with lost money

    04/04/2019

    Since 2011 the Dormant Assets Scheme has distributed £600 million from unused bank and building society accounts to benefit the most vulnerable people in society.