Money Marketing revealed tie-up last month.
One trustee firm represented on four of the largest providers’ committees.
Annuity rates are falling faster since the turn of the year, according to Moneyfacts.
Customers will be referred to Just Retirement for over the phone recommendations.
UK’s tax regime, low state pension and sophisticated market mean annuities remain attractive.
Pensions Ombudsman says provider failed to properly investigate the transfer.
Ukip has been accused of “mollycoddling” retirees after proposing to offer a guarantee of free financial advice to protect savers.
Conflicting DWP and FCA definitions must be addressed.
But debtors’ petitions could be unwound if pension savings exceed debts.
A Labour government may roll back plans to develop a secondary market for annuities, Money Marketing can reveal.
Member loses £50,000 but Pensions Ombudsman throws out complaint.
The SNP has warned that while it backs pension freedoms, it plans to identify and target hidden and unfair charges.
Composer platform allows customers to “mix and match” their savings.
Altmann will review drawdown charge cap and future of the Money Advice Service.
In the early days of pension freedoms the influence of providers, rather the Government’s flagship Pension Wise service, is being brought to bear on savers.
People selling their annuities will get a better price from their original providers, say insurers.
Ukip plans to offer guaranteed free advice to retirees, as well as sharply increasing guidance budgets.
Annuities are value for money, despite poor reputation, report says.
Investors in failed property investment scheme Arck are facing further delays as the Financial Services Compensation Scheme continues to investigate claims against advisers
Pension tax relief is set to take another hammering from reform-hungry politicians.
Call volumes were 214% above the average last week.
The Lib Dems have promised to review a new flat rate of tax relief for pensions.
Ukip will set the state pension age at 65 as part of a range of pension reforms.
Firm aims to target “middle Britain” through pension providers.
Changes allow firm to invest in broader range of fixed-term deposits.
People in receipt of annuities will receive 100 per cent compensation if their provider goes bust.
Advisers have lambasted “crazy” Government rules which have led to the withdrawal of TV advertising for Pension Wise.
LV=, Rowanmoor and Attivo would all have less than 100% coverage if the cap ad rules applied today.
Advisers waiting for a flood of products to meet the demands of the new pension freedoms have been told to expect “evolution not revolution”.
L&G, Prudential and Aviva mandating advice before switching customers to modern plans.
Pru spokesman says the offering is unlikely to be unveiled until the end of 2015.
The value of Labour plans to introduce mandatory “cooling-off” periods for DC pensions savers has been questioned by providers.
New fund to be offered exclusively via Axa Wealth initially.
The funds offer an alternative investment to the traditional annuity purchase.
The providers’ clients continue to be targeted by scammers.
Customers take cash to pay for a wedding and buy a speedboat.
Labour is seeking “colling off periods” and kite-marking to better protect customers against pension scams.
Site remains in development mode several days into the Government’s pension reforms.
Labour plans to end tax loopholes allowing individuals to claim non-domiciled status have drawn fire from economics experts and the business community.
Service to launch by the end of the year.