HM Treasury has announced that the government’s next Budget will take place on 6 November, although this depends on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has begun increasing payments to all pensioner members whose compensation falls below 50% of their pre-insolvency entitlements solely due to caps.
The PPF is increasingly being called to vote on behalf of pension schemes in the event of a CVA process. James Phillips speaks to Malcolm Weir about the lifeboat fund’s capabilities.
The collapse of Thomas Cook shows how company boards must give greater attention to how pay and dividends contrast to pension scheme contributions, says Stephen Richards .
Pension schemes have considerably stepped up their preparations for Brexit over the last year, despite the outcome still not being known, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has found.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has searched an unnamed business premises in Chichester as part of an investigation of the firm suspected of making nuisance pensions calls.
Three directors who liberated just under £12m worth of pension savings have been disqualified for a total of 34 years for misleading investors over a period of 30 months.
Arc Pensions Law partner Anna Copestake scooped the Pensions Lawyer of the Year award at PP’s Women in Pensions Awards. She talks to Holly Roach about her successes to date.
TPR’s consultation on the future of trusteeship closed last week, but there are mixed views on its proposals. Kim Kaveh looks at the industry’s responses.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Prudential £23.9m for failures relating to non-advised sales of annuities.
From October, trustees need to show how they are factoring ESG issues into investment decisions. Holly Roach explores why the changes may not be radical but could boost member engagement.
Rothesay Life has lodged an appeal against the High Court’s decision to block the £12bn transfer of Prudential’s annuity book.
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
An agreed definition of value for money would make it easier for members to compare pensions, but it could be difficult as schemes are so different, writes Kim Kaveh.
There has been no evidence to suggest that a “significant number” of people have opted out of their pension scheme after the final contribution rate hike, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
The PMI has gauged views on whether all schemes should have a mandatory professional trustee. Kim Kaveh looks at the results of its member survey
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Some 96% of trustees are ready for upcoming ESG regulations which will require schemes to agree their approach to responsible investment, according to Hymans Robertson.
Schemes already face a legislative requirement to carry out transfers promptly and efficiently, so they should voluntarily get on board with the industry-developed solution, says Tom McPhail
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
Professional trustees can improve scheme governance, clear up misunderstandings, and ensure regulatory compliance, argues David Fairs
The director of a professional trustee firm is being prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to provide information and documents requested as part of an ongoing investigation.
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.
Key questions are still yet to be answered over how much compensation members receive from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) a year after a landmark court ruling.