Ensuring British Steel workers were well-equipped to make a decision on their future pension provision was "afforded insufficient priority", and the regulator now needs to review the process, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has said.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit decreased by £52.8bn over January to £51.0bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
Research by Hymans Robertson predicts existing options could shrink the DB universe by four-fifths in 25 years' time. Stephanie Baxter explores its predictions
A new law allowing co-habiting couples to register as civil partners could add billions to the liabilities of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values fell from £236,000 at the end of December, to £231,000 by the end of last month, according to Xafinity Punter Southall.
Susan Martin says local government pension funds have made great strides in collaborating but there are still challenges ahead of the April deadline
The industry has been calling for some sort of alternative to defined benefit (DB) schemes for as long as I can remember - saying such arrangements could provide a third way between DB and defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Documents published by two select committees reveal there were warning signs about construction group Carillion's position and illustrate the "chronic underfunding" of the 13 UK defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) will close to future accrual for managers in May 2018, and will them into the telecoms giant's defined contribution (DC) scheme.
Spence & Partners has been appointed to provide consultant services to the £95m Edinburgh Airport defined benefit (DB) pension plan.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been issued with a £10m bill by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) as it seeks to recover money for the collapsed retailer's pension scheme.
BT will appeal last month's High Court ruling which barred it from swapping the inflation indexation used for one section of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have agreed in principal to work towards introducing a collective defined contribution (CDC) scheme for all employees.
The trustees of the Box Clever Group Pension Scheme turned down a number of financial offers in a bid to secure 100% of members' benefits, the scheme's chairman has told the Upper Tribunal.
The regulatory framework is too restrictive and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is hampered by conflicting objectives, Robin Ellison and Chris Martin told a parliamentary inquiry today.
Carillion trustees received advice in 2012 to implement a progressive dividend policy and put in place other undertakings and support structures but these recommendations were rebuffed by the sponsor, correspondence has revealed.
More than 25,000 steelworkers did not return their 'options forms' and as a consequence will remain in the current British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) for now, to move into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) at the end of March.
"We must do something, this is something, therefore we must do this," is the politician's fallacy famously expounded by Sir Humphrey Appleby in the BBC sitcom Yes, Prime Minister.
The benefits promised by scheme consolidation are available today. Patrick Bloomfield asks why more trustees and sponsors aren't taking advantage of them
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has told the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) it has launched a probe to decide whether there is any basis for using its anti-avoidance powers with regards to Carillion.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has provided little evidence of hard action despite being aware of problems at Carillion since at least 2008, Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has said.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £40m with Halton Housing to finance affordable property developments across the UK.
UPDATED Robin Ellison: TPR 'decided not to exercise powers' despite trustee concern over Carillion schemes
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) failed to use its powers to force Carillion to pay higher contributions into its schemes despite trustees repeatedly raising concerns over the issue, Robin Ellison has said.
Industry believes regulator should have tighter control over concerning DB transfers to protect scheme members.