Aegon's acquisition of Blackrock's defined contribution (DC) business has "significantly improved" its market position leading to a "strong pipeline for potential contract wins", the provider has said.
Cardano Group has agreed to acquire 100% of workplace pension provider Now Pensions with just over six weeks to go until the master trust authorisation deadline.
Financial services provider STM Group will expand into the auto-enrolment (AE) market after completing a deal to acquire Carey Pensions.
Ensign has selected Punter Southall Aspire to provide at-retirement guidance and regulated advice for its 4,450 master trust members.
The government is encouraging schemes to invest in illiquid assets with higher performance fees. Kim Kaveh asks if this is a good idea.
Auto-enrolment (AE) has now brought 10 million workers into occupational pensions since its introduction in 2012, latest government figures reveal.
Standard Life has submitted authorisation applications for both of its master trusts to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), with just over seven weeks to go until the deadline.
An accounts manager has been ordered to pay £5,000 after trying to hide that fact that restaurants he worked with had not given their staff access to workplace pensions.
The government should invest in a bespoke survey on attitudes to work and pensions to avoid "missed opportunities", a feasibility report has concluded.
Just eight master trusts have so far applied to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for authorisation with just two months left until the deadline.
A six-year delay in overhauling a pensions rule that penalises the low paid could cut a saver's pension by as much as £12,000, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a consultation, putting forward a range of proposals that aim to expand defined contribution (DC) investment opportunities.
J.P. Morgan has made a strategic investment in Smart Pension for an undisclosed amount, bringing the master trust's total funds raised to around £50m.
The government will pause planned changes to public sector pensions as it faces an estimated £4bn annual bill after losing a legal battle last year.
Lemonade has launched a retirement service in a bid to help trustees and employers guide defined benefit (DB) members through their options.
Two pension scam victims have lost more than £1m in savings each to fraudsters, data from Action Fraud reveals.
Dean Wetton Advisory has unveiled research analysing the value added by master trust investment strategies. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Savers could be at risk if no legal duty to put their interests first is placed on commercial pensions dashboards, The People's Pension has warned.
Some 52% of pension professionals believe superfunds will become a commonplace solution for certain defined benefit (DB) schemes, a Lincoln Pensions survey finds.
The British Polythene Pension Scheme (BPPS) has been promised £3.8m per year in additional cash contributions until 2027 as its corporate sponsor is acquired.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has revamped the standards for its Pension Quality Mark (PQM) in a bid to raise the quality of single-employer defined contribution schemes.
People approaching retirement are "systematically misjudging" their longevity and undervaluing annuities, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) says.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
Respondents say they should only be required in certain situations as the system is not broken.