Caroline Rookes CBE and Michele Hirons-Wood have joined The Pension Superfund's board of trustees to focus on maintaining governance standards and safeguarding member benefits.
The local government pension scheme (LGPS) frameworks have launched their latest procurement framework for legal services.
An industry group has been set up to help pension schemes equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) following last year's landmark ruling.
The sector is responding to changes including the GMP equalisation ruling, data protection and increasing demand for administration services. Holly Roach looks at what this year has in store.
Stephen Lloyd MP has called on the secretary of state for work and pensions to investigate the pensions transfer market and ban contingent charging.
Brunel Pension Partnership has begun a formal search process to appoint managers to run a £1.1bn emerging market equity portfolio.
Members and trustees will never understand GMP calculations, and the regulator should not be allowed to create its own rules, according to this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Capping the pension tax-free lump sum at £40,000 would raise £2bn a year for the government, new research by the Resolution Foundation suggests.
Pensions Software Solutions (PSSL) - the business set up by Clive Hallworth and Roger Betts last year - has launched a fully automated pension administration system, Aurora, in a bid to improve efficiency and cut costs.
PP compiled some Christmas questions to test your knowledge of the festive season for some light hearted relief from the busy year in pensions. Here are the answers!
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) hopes to conclude compensation payments to its members receiving less than 50% of their original benefit entitlements between April and summer this year, so long as it can collect the necessary information.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) should be abolished and audit and advisory businesses should be split into separate entities to improve the sector for both savers and investors, two reports published today say.
People in their mid-career aged 35-49 are the most likely to struggle with saving for retirement, according to Aon's 2018 defined contribution (DC) and financial wellbeing member survey.
The shift in shopping habits has generated fear as retail property values continued to fall throughout November, CBRE has found, causing concern for pension funds invested in the sector.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has reinsured £1.2bn of its longevity risk with French company SCOR, the second deal between the two insurance companies.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched its first fraud prosecution into an accountant suspected of taking money from a pension scheme.
The bulk annuity market is set to grow to historically high levels in 2019 with £30bn worth of deals expected over the year, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
This week's 103 Pensions Buzz respondents were equally split on whether the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is right to launch the dashboard on a voluntary participation basis, as was announced on Monday.
The UK's 5,600 defined benefit (DB) schemes saw their funding positions improve by one percentage point over the course of November, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Trustees should not suspend DB to DC pension transfer activity following the recent GMP equalisation ruling, say this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
KPMG has announced three senior hires in its investment advisory team as the firm sets up an investment advisory practice in Bristol.
More than 60% of the largest UK pension funds have already changed or are in the process of switching their actuarial consultant, according to Barnett Waddingham research.
The pensions industry is split on its approach to dealing with the GMP equalisation, Aon says.
The government should introduce legislation to allow for defined benefit (DB) scheme rights to be simplified, say this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.