The Pensions Regulator (TPR) does not recognise success by how often it uses its anti-avoidance powers, says Lesley Titcomb.
Schemes can do more to speed up the resolution of complaints by implementing one-step internal dispute resolution procedures according to the Pensions Ombudsman.
The Pensions Ombudsman Anthony Arter has confirmed he will defend against appeals if he believes it is in the public interest.
Schemes must ensure all relevant team members are aware of online support services provided by HMRC after the cessation of contracting out.
Lesley Titcomb has suggested a number of measures which could enable The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to better help struggling defined benefit (DB) schemes to manage risks.
The requirement to equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) may never come to fruition under Brexit but schemes should not be complacent, according to Geraldine Brassett.
The pensions minister has said investing in growth boosting and social projects could be part of a solution for deficit-ridden schemes struggling with falling gilt yields.
With trustee boards required to manage costs effectively, should they consider removing fund managers who don’t provide data on transaction charges? James Phillips reports
There have been increasing concerns over the potential impact increasing Treasury involvement will have on pensions policy. Helen Morrissey takes a look
Britain's vote to leave the European Union has shocked pollsters and investors, but what are the legislative and regulatory changes schemes and trustees can expect? James Phillips reports
The shadow pensions minister has called for cross-party action to improve transparency on costs in pensions and regain the trust of members.
Scammers are using Brexit concerns to try to con people into transferring their pension savings to suspicious overseas schemes, according to Phoenix Group.
Some of the government’s proposals to change benefits at the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) involve “significant risks for relatively limited gains” according to the Pensions Protection Fund (PPF).
With the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU just two days away, what should pension scheme managers and trustees expect in the event of Brexit? James Phillips reports.
Smaller companies need to emulate the success of their larger competitors in encouraging employees to stay in workplace pensions, say experts.
Lord John Hutton says that while much progress has been made to boost retirement saving there is still some way to go.
Reducing British Steel members’ pension increases will protect the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) by delaying entry by at least ten years, according to the scheme's trustee.
The majority of respondents in this week's PP survey believe it would be inappropriate for pensions ministers to side-step the regulator to rescue a crisis-hit scheme.
There has been a quiet takeover of UK pensions policy which will have profound consequences across the pensions landscape according to Steve Webb.
More than two thirds of pension professionals have said the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and the Pensions Regulator (TPR) should be combined, according to a survey.
Trustees must manage their schemes’ costs more effectively to avoid facing future litigation, the Transparency Task Force (TTF) has warned.
CH2M has warned criticism from the Halcrow Pensioners Association (HPA) over its rescue plan for the Halcrow scheme goes against the best interests of members.
The “almost total takeover” of pension policy by the Treasury has been described as “profoundly concerning” by Royal London director of policy Steve Webb.
The lifetime ISA (LISA) could severely damage the long-growth of savers’ retirement pots, according to a report by the Pensions Policy Institute.