Schemes should have a response plan in place to deal with breaches of security following the launch of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Trafalgar House.
Almost two-thirds of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes invest more than 50% of their assets in bonds, according to a report by JLT Employee Benefits.
UK headline dividends have declined for the first time since 2015, falling 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly dividend monitor from Link Asset Services.
The UK's 5,588 defined benefit (DB) schemes had a combined surplus of £382bn at the end of June, according to First Actuarial's best estimate index (FABI).
This week's top stories included coverage of the Treasury Committee's report on household finances, which outlined a series of proposed incremental changes.
A draft policy on how authorised master trusts will be supervised and enforced has been outlined in a consultation published by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found weaknesses in nearly half of the audit work relating to pension valuations and disclosures it inspected over the past financial year.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £150m in debt issued by Heathrow Airport.
A set of recommendations to help the pensions industry deliver its objectives and better communicate with people over pensions issues has been published by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
The trustee board of the Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme has launched a consultation with sponsoring employers on closing the scheme to future accrual.
Bulk annuity deals transacted by Just Group totalled £718m in the first half of this year compared to £296m in H1 2017, according to its latest results.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has completed a £60m buy-in deal for the Civil Aviation Authority's defined benefit (DB) scheme.
Henry Tapper says CDC makes sense as a means of solving one of the most intractable of economic problems but this 'new order of things' is getting a bad reception
Buy-in and buyout pricing could increase due to future capital requirements for insurers holding equity release mortgage assets to back deals. Victoria Ticha looks at what it means for trustees
The retail prices index (RPI) should be reformed within the next decade but the full ramifications must be properly considered, according to the UK's statistics chief.
Collective defined contribution should be brought back to the table, a panel at Pensions and Benefits UK argued. Victoria Ticha reports from the conference
The Civil Service Pension Scheme is putting a master trust in place for its AVC and partnership sections by this September. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look at the major restructure
Gary Evans has left Mercer after 10 years to head up Hymans Robertson's third-party administration (TPA) practice.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £37m in a student accommodation project at the University of Exeter to help match its liabilities and give regular cashflows.
Trustees of the 600 Group's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme have agreed to a £201m buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Unprecedented levels of provider consolidation means trustees must regularly monitor and assess security of members' assets, the Security of DC Assets Working Party has warned.
The number of investigations by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) have increased by over a quarter driven partly by a sharp rise in the number of transfer complaints received during the past financial year.
Lesley Carline has been elected as the new president of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI). She speaks to Victoria Ticha about her plans
Robert Branagh is stepping down as president of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI), and is replaced by Lesley Carline who becomes its third female president.
Four directors of two trustee firms have been banned from running companies for a total of 21 years following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.
The High Court has approved Royal London's plan to allow customers with guaranteed annuity rates (GARs) to convert their guarantees into a top-up for their pension pot.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) pension scheme has insured £50m of pensioner liabilities through a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
Marc Pautz has left Mercer after being appointed a client director by Insight Investment.
Respondents in last week's Pensions Buzz said such pathways would help guide members and improve retirement outcomes.
Rachel Neill has been appointed as Smart Pension's first head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) as it plans to launch responsible investment funds.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has proposed a number of reforms to boost pensions adequacy. Victoria Ticha looks at the recommendations.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has proposed a number of reforms to boost pensions adequacy, including retirement income targets to show the lifestyle people could afford on different levels of income.
Funds that match and link credit with liability-driven investing (LDI) have been launched by BMO Global Asset Management in a bid to simplify the process of de-risking defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The Treasury Committee has written to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ask for publication of analysis on the impact leaving the European Union is likely to have on the regulator.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has made a £100m investment in social housing with Accord Housing Association.
PA Consulting has completed a full buyout of its £850m scheme with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The government has confirmed the long-awaited ban on pensions cold-calling will now be delayed until Autumn.
This week's top stories included the government saying it will examine and may overhaul the pension tax relief system it if feels it is beneficial to do so.
The industry has been reacting to TPR and the FCA's joint call for input on how they will tackle pensions issues. Victoria Ticha looks at some of the responses
Research suggests the industry believes schemes have been unintentionally locked into using the higher inflation measure but many remain unsure about an override. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
This week's top stories included an article on how the government will have to justify proposed changes to the state pension age after a Prospect petition secured over 12,000 signatures.
Smart Pension failed to report the fact it had not collected or invested nearly £900,000 of pension contributions on behalf of its members, an investigation by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has found.
The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) has updated its voluntary code of practice in a bid to help prevent members falling victim to evolving pension scams.
The FCA introduced new regulations around the measurement and disclosure of transaction costs in January. Jon Parker looks at how trustees should respond.
The Aliaxis UK Defined Benefit Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in transaction with Just Group totalling £85m, structured across two tranches of pensions in payment.
A trustee of the Optimum Retirement Benefits Plan has been suspended by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) following the launch of a police investigation into a suspected liberation scam.
Hermes Investment Management has launched an environment, social and governance (ESG) tool in a bid to improve carbon risk engagement with investee companies.
Catherine Claydon has been appointed as independent trustee at the £16bn BBC Pension Scheme, and is expected to replace chair Bill Matthews when he steps down in December after seven years.