The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has suggested its forthcoming white paper on defined benefit (DB) provision will only show the direction of travel on consolidation, rather give than a definitive answer.
Capita workers will take part in nine days of industrial action after a breakdown in negotiations over the company's future pension provision.
The National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Staff Pension Scheme has appointed Russell Investments as fiduciary manager after an open tender.
Some 20% of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes would be at risk of failure if the UK entered another economic downturn, research suggests.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes fell 28% over the month according to the Pension Protection Fund's 7800 index.
Rory Murphy, trustee chairman of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF), says trustees must do more to share best practice in bid to improve outcomes.
Douglas Hamilton, the head of pensions strategy at Royal Mail, says its proposals are fair and about affordability not cost-cutting.
Royal Mail workers have overwhelmingly voted for strike action in response to the company's planned closure of its defined benefit (DB) scheme.
The collective deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes remained at £460bn from the end of August to the end of September, according to PwC's Skyval index.
Baroness Altmann believes DB scheme consolidation would both reduce administration costs and deliver better outcomes for members
Joe Dabrowski says superfunds will encourage employers to "step up" and pay more into schemes earlier than under existing arrangements.
Occupational pension scheme membership hit yet another record high in 2016, with more than 39.2 million saving through their workplace, latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveal.
The PLSA's DB taskforce has released more details about its suggested scheme consolidation route, but questions remain about how it would work in practice. James Phillips reports
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will seek to collect £550m in levies from the industry in the 2018/19 tax year, it has announced, down more than 10% from 2017/18.
Consolidating defined benefit (DB) schemes could give members greater security and lead to more affordable benefits, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's (PLSA) taskforce has said.
BT is seeking to switch indexation for the final section of its scheme in order to stem a ballooning deficit.
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
British Airways (BA) has proposed a 'flexible' company-wide scheme as it continues to consult on closing its defined benefit (DB) New Airways Pension Scheme (NAPS).
Over 50 academics in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have urged the fund's trustees to explain calculations used to calculate its deficit.
Over half of employers believe the need to fund defined benefit (DB) schemes is affecting their ability to improve employee pay, a survey by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has found.
Steve Webb says as schemes may have to invest in systems to generate regular transfer values, offering valuable partial transfers shouldn't be too burdensome.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has proposed a major shake-up of its defined benefit (DB) provision, despite threatening industrial action at Royal Mail for planning similar changes, PP can reveal.
Paul Masterton MP disagrees there is no affordability problem in DB schemes, and calls for a statutory override to allow trustees to switch to CPI