The Pensions Regulator will consider if schemes should be required to have professional trustees and assess the case for greater regulation of administrators and system providers, PP can reveal.
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to TPR's David Fairs about the organisation's plans for the year ahead, its work around consolidation and the rationale behind one-to-one supervision
Pi Trustees has acquired Fairfield Trustees in a bid to expand its business and increase its geographical coverage.
Jonathan Stapleton wonders why we are so gloomy about pensions when the picture is not as bleak as is often portrayed
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is considering whether to broaden The Pensions Ombudsman's (TPO's) jurisdiction and give the body additional powers for dispute resolution.
As a hectic 2018 draws to an end, Jonathan Stapleton wishes readers a quieter 2019.
The Pension Protection Fund has published its final levy rules for 2019/20 following a consultation launched in September.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a code for the corporate governance of large private companies in a bid to help them meet incoming legal requirements.
Jonathan Stapleton says now the DWP has given the project the green light to proceed, it is now up to the industry to make sure it happens.
Jonathan Stapleton wonders whether we need a thorough review of the principles for institutional investment decision-making
Jonathan Stapleton reports on why Lord Myners believes there needs to be a new review of the investment principles.
The industry has spent years discussing alternatives to DB and DC. Jonathan Stapleton says this dream is now closer to becoming reality with the launch of a consultation into CDC.
PS Independent Trustees (PSIT) and HR Trustees (HRTL) have rebranded following their merger in January.
Equiniti Group has bought Aquila from AquilaHeywood for an undisclosed sum.
Jonathan Stapleton says the GMP headache may persist as schemes take action following ruling.
The two-sided simplified annual pensions statement should be applauded, even if it missing information, says Jonathan Stapleton.
Pensions and financial inclusion minister Guy Opperman has launched a simplified two-page annual statement in a bid to provide a best practice template for the industry.
A looming court decision on gender equalisation of pension schemes could hit FTSE 100 profits by up to £15bn, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) says.
The government needs cash to fund the NHS. Jonathan Stapleton says pensions tax relief may prove to be an irresistible target.
Jonathan Stapleton asks how the combination of improved scheme funding and better insurer pricing could drive a resurgence in the take-up of full insurance buyouts.
Jonathan Stapleton says while the new rules will ensure master trusts are well run and have good systems, they won't necessarily ensure members are in the best schemes
Equiniti buys Cabinet Office stake in MyCSP for £8m; Wins extension to Civil Service pensions admin deal
Equiniti has bought the Cabinet Office's 24% stake in MyCSP and extended its contract to administer the Civil Service pension schemes until the end of 2021.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced it will shrink its board by more than one-third as part of a governance overhaul to make it "agile and more appropriate".
The Royal Mail Pension Plan (RMPP), which manages £10bn of assets on behalf of more than 120,000 members across the UK, has appointed Richard Law-Deeks as chief executive.