The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has announced the sudden death of its chairman, Ian Greenwood, on Monday (12 November) night at age 68.
The pension insurance market could be set for another record-breaking next year as schemes are already "in the queue" for deals at the start of next year, says Hymans Robertson.
A typical defined benefit (DB) scheme was able to meet 92.9% of its accrued pension rights as of 30 September, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Plastics manufacturer Carclo has missed yet another dividend as it continues to battle its defined benefit (DB) pension funding shortfall.
Proposed draft regulations on pension scheme investment in the event of a no-deal Brexit would see schemes breaching the law from day one.
It will take between three and five years before collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes are up and running, despite the government launching a consultation on the provision.
A platform to help pension funds collect and analyse cost data, such as transaction costs, has been launched by Chris Sier, who has played an integral role in the fight for transparency.
This week's top stories included the Department for Work and Pensions launching a consultation on collective defined contribution pension schemes.
Willis Towers Watson's master trust LifeSight has become the first to apply for authorisation under The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) new regime.
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named its four inaugural providers for legal, actuarial and secretariat advice.
An industry group has been launched to implement, promote and encourage the use of five cost disclosure templates developed earlier this year.
The Barnardo's pension scheme has been denied permission to switch the inflationary index it uses for uprating pension benefits in a unanimous judgment from the Supreme Court.
The High Court ruling on guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation may have said various methods were possible but, in practice, schemes will find it fairly easy to implement, legal experts say.
Bulk annuity sales at Just Group have nearly doubled, with total deals amounting to nearly £1.1bn, the insurer's nine-month results reveal.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) are set to receive even less in sponsor insolvencies as the Treasury moves the taxman higher up the repayment ladder.
PwC and Moody's Analytics will collaborate on a range of technology, implementation and consulting solutions for actuarial and accounting systems.
The UK could see a "revival" of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the future, the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) chief executive says.
The PPF's fairly new chief executive talks to James Phillips about his first seven months in the role, his digitalisation and user experience agenda, and plans for the next three years.
The government will gradually adopt a version of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) which incorporates housing costs for pension funds and index-linked gilts, it confirmed today.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged that existing pension fund investors in key utilities companies will be granted a long-term "stable return" if the party is able to press ahead with plans for renationalisation.
Tendering for fiduciary management has led to fees being reduced by between 19% and 22%, latest analysis by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) finds.
Thousands of defined benefit (DB) schemes will be forced to amend their scheme rules and equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) between men and women, the High Court has ruled.
Significantly improved funding levels and bulk annuity options have brought forward the need for defined benefit (DB) trustees to renew their focus on endgame planning.
Trends in longevity and mortality have proven difficult to forecast historically, but are vital to funding schemes and ensuring adequate retirement pots. James Phillips explores the key influences