The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed ways to improve the defined benefit (DB) system in its long-awaited consultation paper.
There could be a case to suspend indexation for schemes which are underfunded and where sponsors are in stress, the government has said.
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched a global marketplace in a bid to make the investment management industry more efficient and substantially cut scheme costs.
Tony Pugh has been appointed head of defined contribution (DC) for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Aon Hewitt, ending his 28-year stint at Mercer.
The top stories were Aon Hewitt withdrawing its standalone pension administration service and Xafinity eyeing up acquisitions as it revealed plans to float on the LSE.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has given Coats Group written assurances that action over two of its defined benefit (DB) schemes will be dropped once settlement is complete.
The government did not discriminate against younger workers when it introduced transitional arrangements to the Firefighters Pension Scheme, an employment tribunal has ruled.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced it will review the Corporate Governance Code, days after MPs called for reforms to protect pension fund members after the BHS collapse.
The programme for this year's Pensions and Benefits UK has been launched.
Aon Hewitt's master trust is the latest provider to complete the Master Trust Assurance Framework (MAF).
Tata Steel's proposal to close the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) and replace it with a defined contribution (DC) plan has been accepted by steelworkers.
The decision to merge the three guidance bodies into one is unnecessary and could even reduce the quality of services, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has warned.
The regulator's call to ban transfers to small self-administered schemes (SSASs) to help crack down on scams has received little support from the industry.
Schroders' chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Harrison has been named chairperson of the Investment Association (IA) board.
Pension professionals have reacted with outrage to Treasury plans to cut the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) from £10,000 to £4,000 from April.
'Government campaigns can work'
Aon Hewitt has announced it will no longer offer standalone pension administration services in the UK market.
A government proposal to limit the right to transfer to protect members from scams 'lacks ambition' and needs a much tougher approach, says the industry.
Xafinity has announced it will float on the London Stock Exchange from 16 February in a bid to grow the business and "disrupt" the wider consultancy market.
The aggregate deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £27.4bn during January, almost eliminating the growth seen in December.
This week we want to know if the pension system is better now than 20 years ago, and what has been the biggest development in pensions.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has urged the government to introduce new extra duties on big private companies and directors to prevent another BHS failure.
Staff in the 'gig economy' have received a new boost in their case for workers' rights, including pensions, following a landmark ruling against Pimlico Plumbers.
Growth in income of pensioner households compared to that of working-age has been a "remarkable shift" in recent years, says the Resolution Foundation.