Master trusts will need to be authorised by the regulator from October, but the current framework is still a draft. James Phillips explores if it's ready.
Unions have criticised the University of Southampton for planning to close its lower-tiered earners' defined benefit (DB) pension scheme while paying its vice-chancellor over £400,000 a year.
The government's white paper on defined benefit (DB) security and sustainability has been delayed until spring, it has confirmed.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Royal Mail Group are very close to securing an agreement on a collective defined contribution (CDC) plan for all members.
The Labour party has appointed Jack Dromey as shadow pensions minister, replacing Alex Cunningham who resigned last month.
Aviva has appointed Jonathan Parker to oversee the investment strategy of its master trust.
Concerns over the potential imminent collapse of construction group Carillion has led to crisis talks over its 13 UK defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to reports.
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been found guilty for failing to provide information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on three occasions.
Retired households are increasingly relying on private pension provision for income, but there is a huge gap between the rich and the poor, Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
Dominic Chappell blasted The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for what he called an "aggressive and hostile" approach to his takeover of BHS, a court has heard.
Esther McVey must ensure current pension projects are not neglected and continue the success of auto-enrolment (AE) as a priority, industry commentators say.
Legal & General (L&G) has been selected as provider of HM Civil Service's defined contribution (DC) schemes after a competitive tender process.
Mark Boyle will remain as The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) non-executive chairman for a further three years, the government has confirmed.
Esther McVey has been appointed secretary of state for work and pensions in a major promotion for the MP.
David Gauke has been moved from the DWP to the Ministry of Justice as part of Theresa May's 2018 reshuffle.
BT members of the Prospect union have voted to approve a controversial pension restructure ahead of the defined benefit (DB) scheme's closure in April.
PTL has introduced an investment cost assessment service to slim down and simplify costs and charges scrutiny for trustees.
The Plumbing and Mechanical Services (UK) Industry Pension Scheme has temporarily banned any of its sponsoring employers from leaving the scheme.
All private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes will have at least closed to accrual by 2028, according to this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has extended its deadline for written submissions for its inquiry into collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes.
Shadow pensions minister Alex Cunningham has resigned from his post, his office has confirmed to Professional Pensions.
This year will see consolidation, cyber risk and cost transparency dominate the industry's focus as schemes bid to improve value for money and meet data protection requirements.
Five in six schemes are potentially at higher risk because they do not have formal contingency plans in place, according to research by Barnett Waddingham.
The number of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes at least 80% funded on a buyout basis almost doubled over 2016, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP).