There has been a spike in requests for DB transfers following the pension freedoms and higher transfer values. Michael Klimes looks at how the industry is coping.
EU rules downgrading local authority funds to retail investors is throwing up complications for pooling and infrastructure investment. The FCA must ensure pools are part of the solution, writes Stephanie Baxter
An employment tribunal case about age discrimination against younger firefighters raises questions about intergenerational fairness in pensions, writes Michael Klimes
AE staging dates are spread across seven years, but small businesses will have very little time to prepare for rate increases. James Phillips reports
An Irish High Court case could put pressure on UK schemes that transfer data to the US to beef up measures they use to protect members' data. Michael Klimes finds out why.
Section 75 debt regulation is inadvertently causing huge financial distress for employers in the industry-wide plumbers' scheme. After years of inaction the government must urgently find a solution, writes Stephanie Baxter
As the FCA closes its consultation on improving transparency of costs and charges in pension schemes, James Phillips asks the industry whether the watchdog has the right solution.
The House of Lords has amended the upcoming Pension Schemes Bill to introduce a lifeboat fund for failing master trusts. James Phillips asks if this is a good idea
LCP's de-risking report predicts the market for buy-ins and buyouts could top £15bn in 2017. Helen Morrissey takes a closer look.
Professional Pensions has teamed up with Pension Funds Online to bring you the list of the biggest pension schemes in the country along with the details of their advisers, providers and asset managers.
Equalisation problems from the 1990s are increasingly coming out of the woodwork as more schemes go down the bulk annuity route. The consequences can be enormous but there are ways to tackle it, writes Stephanie Baxter
The OECD believes annuities are part of the solution to prevent people running out of money in retirement. Michael Klimes asks how viable this is in the era of Freedom and Choice
The government has set out detailed plans to ban cold calling and give more powers to trustees to stop rogue transfers. Michael Klimes asks if it is enough to stop scams.
Research conducted since the Brexit vote shows schemes are very concerned about nationalism sweeping the continent. Michael Klimes explores how they can tackle these risks.
A recent consultation outlines a 10-step approach to GMP equalisation. However, there is a need for more clarity finds Helen Morrissey.
The interim findings of the FCA's Asset Management Market Study highlight concerns about the investment consulting market's transparency. Helen Morrissey takes a look at the findings.
Earlier this year the Pensions Ombudsman said it would participate in appeals against its decisions where there was public need. As the first case where the PO has participated has been decided, Helen Morrissey asks what can be expected
Charges and poor returns can seriously reduce the amount of income people have in retirement. Michael Klimes looks at what can be done to help avoid these pitfalls.
IAS 19 is the accounting standard many sponsors use to make disclosures about their defined benefit schemes in their records. But a report from Lincoln Pensions argues IAS 19 is not good enough. Michael Klimes investigates.
MPs are considering a wide range of views on how to solve the DB 'crisis'. James Phillips rounds up the responses.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at research from Llewellyn Consulting, which analyses the impact of DB liabilities on the share price of FTSE100 firms.
The long awaited Pension Schemes Bill to boost master trust regulation has been published. Michael Klimes looks at what it means for providers and the regulator
Recent research from Cerulli Associates shows improving the quality of DC default funds is a major priority for the industry across Europe. Helen Morrissey looks at how this might be done.
Is a positive approach the best way to encourage savers to increase contributions into their DC fund? James Phillips reports