Blogs

  • Change advice rules to help customers choose pension withdrawals

    12/07/2021

    Pension withdrawals are the key remaining challenge in helping people to navigate pension freedoms. Deciding when and how much income to draw from a pension can be complex, and people need far more support than most are currently getting. Changing the advice rules would enable providers to do more to help customers with these choices, building on the example set by investment pathways.

  • Work together and stamp out pension scams

    07/05/2021

    On 4 May, Nicola Parish (Executive Director, The Pensions Regulator) spoke at our Saving and Financial Wellbeing webinar on the subject of pension scams. This blog is based on her speech and calls for the industry to take action on protecting customers from pension scams. The on-demand video of the event will be available on our website in the coming weeks.

  • Make My Money Matter: How pension funds can better serve their members

    22/04/2021

    Blog by Tony Burdon, CEO, Make My Money Matter The UN’s biggest ever opinion poll recently found that two thirds of people across the world consider climate change a global emergency. The…

  • The Role of Pensions in Driving ESG Investment

    24/02/2021

    Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has grown significantly in recent years with consumers, driven by Generation X and millennials...

  • 'A positive force in people’s lives'

    21/12/2020

    Yvonne Braun, Director of Policy, Long-term Savings and Protection, answers questions on how customers can be better supported through – and beyond – the Covid-19 crisis.

  • What more can be done to help people with retirement decisions?

    04/12/2020

    Our Head of Long-Term Savings, Rob Yuille, looks at what more needs to be done to help people make decisions at retirement, examining the essence of the problem and the direction of the solution.

  • How we can “level up” on pension contributions for the low paid

    13/10/2020

    When AE was first introduced in 2012, only 40% of private sector workers saved into a workplace pension; now 86% do.

  • Pots of Gen Z gold at the rainbow's end

    16/09/2020

    If coming-of-age in 2020 was a film, it might be classified as a horror. Along with many cancelled holidays, a messy A-levels results day and an unforgiving job market, the new financial…

  • 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.