The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has imposed a severe reprimand and a financial penalty against Richard Jones in respect of misconduct relating to the actuarial advisory services he provided to Coats Group, the business formerly known as Guinness...
Two pension scheme trustees face court over allegedly making prohibited employer loans from a company pension scheme to its employer.
Contract-based pension providers could be required to nudge savers to book Pension Wise appointments before accessing their savings.
Chair’s statements are failing to achieve the multiple policy goals they were designed for, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has conceded.
A Treasury Select Committee report on net-zero transitions and the future of green finance has called on the government to consider climate labelling for financial products and ramp up efforts to tackle greenwashing.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) interim chair Sarah Smart has tried to reassure MPs that no conflict of interest will arise from her husband’s role at the British Airways pension schemes.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has failed to assuage concerns over its enhanced criminal sanctions regime with the industry continuing to call for clarity.
Matthew Swynnerton explores the impacts of the Pension Schemes Act 2021
Geoff Egerton looks at how the criminal sanctions regime will impact the pensions industry
Government proposals to employ a charge cap smoothing mechanism in a bid to incentivise defined contribution (DC) pension scheme investment in illiquid assets could have the opposite effect, says the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).
Three people have appeared in court in connection with an investigation into pension fraud totalling nearly £14m.
Plans to increase the normal minimum pension age (NMPA) to 57 should be annulled, or transitional protections removed, amid “scant evidence” to support the decision, says Quilter.
The trustees of the BT Pension Scheme, Ford Pension Schemes, and the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme have confirmed they will seek a judicial review of the decision to replace the Retail Prices Index (RPI) from 2030.
Clive Weber explores how the recent draft policy on new criminal sanctions explains TPR's future approach.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published its settlement policy — setting out its approach for negotiating and concluding settlements of its regulatory or civil enforcement action.
Companies are increasingly looking to consolidators, superfunds and other sophisticated financial structures to help remove their defined benefit (DB) liabilities, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
An industry co-ordination group has been established to take forward the recommendations of the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP’s) small pension pots working group.
The Pensions Research Accountants Group (PRAG) has published a guidance note to help practitioners understand the latest investment disclosure requirements.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has secured the extradition of a suspected fraudster following engagement with the Metropolitan Police.
The government has put forward proposals to introduce a strengthened, statutory basis for the regulation of the actuarial profession.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a consultation on amalgamating ten of its 15 codes of practice into a single 149-page document.
Cyprian Njamma says the government’s changes to allowances could make it hard for savers to overcome complexities, thereby disincentivising saving for retirement.
Trustees need support for what is a major extension of their role as part of the move to improve pension scheme reporting on climate change, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed what it calls a “fundamental shift” in its approach to workplace pensions, unveiling a corporate strategy increasingly focused on defined contribution (DC) savers.