Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Existing master trusts will be forced to pay £41,000 when applying for authorisation under the upcoming regime, the government has confirmed.
UPDATE 2 - DWP publishes DB white paper: Stronger powers for TPR, DB chair statements to be introduced
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will be given the power to fine company bosses who deliberately puts their defined benefit (DB) schemes at risk, the government has confirmed.
An independent expert panel will be commissioned to review how the £6.1bn funding deficit figure for the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) was reached, Universities UK (UUK) has announced.
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
Various risks can have significant effects on DB scheme liabilities, but what should schemes prepare for? James Phillips reports on four investors' views on the biggest looming risks.
The rise in auto-enrolment (AE) contributions over the next 13 months will have a "severe impact" on the average worker's disposable income, according to independent analysis.
BT and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) are said to be close to a deal over the closure of the telecoms company's defined benefit (DB) scheme.
The government is "minded to assist" any collective defined contribution (CDC) proposal that may arise from Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU), Guy Opperman has said.
Strike action is set to continue at universities across the country after the University and College Union (UCU) rejected a negotiated deal to reform the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Philip Hammond's financial update was empty of any direct pensions impacts as the chancellor sought to trim down the fiscal statement.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes saw a £21.1bn growth in their funding shortfall last month as both gilt yields and equities suffered falls, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Universities UK (UUK) has come to an agreement with the University and College Union (UCU) over the future of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), reducing entitlement but maintaining defined benefit (DB) accrual.
The shadow work and pensions secretary has been forced to stand down amid an investigation over an "employment issue", Labour has announced.
The £41bn Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Access pool has named Link Fund Solutions as its external provider of operator services ahead of the April pooling deadline.
Do not expect any substantial pensions policy measures, if anything, in this week's Spring Statement, industry commentators have predicted.
The industry needs to come together to develop a financial education programme for university students to encourage more to enter the industry, thereby also building trust, Gina Miller has said.
The current picture of trustees' abilities to compare performance and fees among investment consultants and fiduciary managers may be overly positive, the competition watchdog has said.