The sharp increase in transfer requests since the freedoms could breach activity triggers and incur extra transactional fees for some schemes, writes Michael Klimes
LGSS Pensions has partnered with ITM to complete guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) reconciliation projects for four public sector funds.
Johnston Press has asked the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) plan to support a bid to overhaul the business due to pressure from heavy debts and declines in print sales.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) is piloting an administration accreditation standard for master trusts PP can reveal.
BlueSky Pension Scheme has appointed Mobius Life to administer a range of target-date funds (TDFs), Professional Pensions has learned.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes decreased by £40bn to £420bn over July, according to PwC's monthly Skyval index.
Michael Klimes examines what additional obligations money laundering rules introduced in June may put on schemes
The actuarial funding deficit on Barclays' main defined benefit (DB) scheme has risen to £7.9bn in its September 2016 triennial valuation, following falls in gilt yields.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has fined London Borough of Barnet Council £1,000 for failing to submit a 2016 scheme return for the London Borough of Barnet Pension Fund.
Boots Pension Scheme has invested in Legal & General Investment Management's (LGIM) newly-launched multi-factor global equity fund.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman talks to Michael Klimes about the challenges for occupational schemes and his unfinished business with Sir Philip Green.
The Serco Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has appointed BlackRock to run its £1.5bn liability-driven investing (LDI) portfolio after a competitive tender.
The UK must do much more to consolidate scattered pots over the coming years as the benefits for savers are massive says MP Frank Field.
Former nuclear workers are urging the government to honour pension promises they claim were made when the industry was privatised two decades ago.
The Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has called on the government to reform incentives for auto-enrolment (AE), which it estimates could save the Treasury £10bn annually.
After the landmark ruling in the Walker vs Innospec case, schemes must review how they award death benefits for members, writes Michael Klimes
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will publish a white paper on the future of defined benefit (DB) schemes this winter, which will cover consolidation and extra powers for the regulator.
Michael Klimes explores how mentoring programmes can help create more diverse trustee boards
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) added 1.6 million members and signed up 240,000 employers over the past financial year, according to its annual report.
The number of enquiries handled by the Pensions Ombudsman's (PO) increased by more than a fifth to over 6,000 during the past financial year, according to its annual report.
The industry should consider the creation of a pilot dashboard to test any problems before the real one goes live in 2019 says Margaret Snowdon.
PP research shows sector believes investment consultancy should be probed.
Changes in work culture and technology will lead to an 'Uber moment' for savings at some point in the future, Bravura business development manager Natanje Holt believes.
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) economist James Banks has warned the UK must upgrade the skills of workers and boost productivity to solve the social strains from an ageing population.