Lorna Blyth looks at how an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill could force pension schemes to align their investment strategies with the Paris climate agreement.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said it will continue with its “clear, quick and tough” approach to driving up standards across the pensions industry following the coronavirus pandemic.
Gemma Willingham and Tom McNaughton look at how trustees can respond to increasingly-used data subject access requests.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Stephen Timms will table an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill to allow schemes to pause transfers when a scam is suspected.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a review to assess the effectiveness of costs, charges and transparency measures in protecting pension member outcomes.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) has ordered a former owner of Norton Motorcycles to pay back £14m of pension fund monies that he had invested in the struggling sponsor.
PIC calls for creation of compulsory not-for-profit consolidator to take on smaller underfunded schemes
Pension Insurance Corporation has reiterated its call for the establishment of a new consolidation vehicle, run by a not-for-profit agency, to target smaller underfunded schemes with weak sponsors.
The UK’s system of pensions tax relief needs to be overhauled to make it fairer to the lower paid and younger savers, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) says.
The Univar Company Pension Scheme has been granted court permission to change its indexation protection from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI).
The compensation caps applied by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have been deemed age discriminatory by the High Court in another slap down of the lifeboat regime.
The government has amended its Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill to give the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) a greater role in corporate restructurings.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must be “alert” to the risk of unscrupulous employers taking advantage of Covid-19 flexibilities, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) says.
The Money and Pensions Service (Maps) has started a six-week period of informal market engagement with potential suppliers of the digital architecture for the pensions dashboards.
With the launch of an interim regime, the consolidation market is set to take off. But before superfunds begin taking on schemes, the regulator must have 'rigour and understanding' of the market, David Fairs tells James Phillips.
Trustees will need to consider where they can extra cash if needed, as well as where they stand on the insolvency ladder, says Alasdair Smith.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has updated its guidance for schemes navigating funding or governance difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic.
James Sparshott explores what the recent Supreme Court judgment on LGPS investing will mean for ESG integration
Urgent pension reforms should be undertaken to give the UK fewer and larger pension funds with the scale required to make major infrastructure investments, a think-tank says.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has written to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to express its concerns over the potential impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill on schemes.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) used its auto-enrolment (AE) enforcement powers more than 35,000 times in the first quarter of this year, with over 11,000 compliance notices dished out.
Professional trustees claiming to have “provisional” trustee accreditation are creating confusion in the market and are undermining the whole process, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
Seven bodies with responsibility for protecting UK pension savers’ pots have joined forces to create an information guide to reassure scheme members amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial wellbeing in the UK.
Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.