AA Pension Scheme

Legislation against pension cold-calling delayed

Last week the House of Lords demanded that unsolicited calls in relation to pensioner cold-calling are outlawed, sooner than the Government’s current plans. The Government had originally sugges ... Read More

2018 increase to State Pension confirmed

The State Pension will increase in 2018 to £8,545.50 p.a. This increase of circa £250 a year is the biggest annual increase in the last five years. State Pensions increase each year by the grea ... Read More

Latest warning from tPR about pension transfer scams

The Pensions Regulator (tPR) has recently issued further warnings with regard to “Pension Scams” as the methods adopted by fraudsters are becoming ever more sophisticated. One of the more recen ... Read More

The Pensions Regulator looks to streamline the transfer process

The pension industry has for some time been calling on the Pensions Regulator (tPR) to provide a set of standard rules that are to be followed by Scheme administrators when providing defined benefit ( ... Read More

Could the Lifetime Allowance be increasing?

The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) is the overall amount of pension savings that you can have at retirement without incurring a tax charge (excluding any State Pension benefits). With effect from Apr ... Read More

The Government calls time on pension scams

The Government is planning to tackle the issue of pension scams by announcing a number of new measures in order to try and combat the threat. Latest figures estimate that individuals have lost approxi ... Read More