Taxes will have to increase after the March Budget if the government plans to honour the spending plans in outlined last year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
Gina Miller has published a report highlighting "regulatory failures" in financial services during Andrew Bailey's tenure as chief executive (CEO) of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), calling for chancellor Rishi Sunak to review Bailey’s appointment...
The PPF is changing its insolvency risk provider as part of a triennial review of its levy rules. Lewys Curteis looks at how this could impact schemes.
The industry needs more powers to protect savers by stopping scams in their tracks, but a network to share intel can help, says Margaret Snowdon.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has called on The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to deepen its research on its planned regulatory approach to tackling climate-related risks and how it would manage any opportunities from climate change.
The transition from RPI to CPIH could have a significant impact on pension funds. However, as Con Keating says, the real challenges of this shift may come from an unexpected area.
Guy Opperman has held onto his role as minister for pensions and financial inclusion after an action-packed cabinet reshuffle yesterday.
As both the APPT and PMI launch accreditation regimes for professional trustees, Henry Tapper asks if you are a Betamax or VHS Trustee?
Levels of inflation hedging remain strong despite there being no clarity on the outcomes of potential retail price index (RPI) reform, BMO Global Asset Management says.
PTL managing director Richard Butcher has warned trustees could face jail under proposed pension schemes bill additions to the Pensions Act 2004.
The law does not require trustees to be perfect, but they must understand it to know the true value of scheme liabilities, says Anna Copestake.
The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) will open to applications for its professional trustee accreditation framework from the start of the 2020/21 financial year.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced new measures around the appointment of professional trustees following concerns that poor governance is putting members’ savings at risk.
Companies with large pension schemes have already made budget allowances in advance of proposed changes to the Retail Prices Index (RPI), Willis Towers Watson (WTW) says.
Former ministers and policymakers reveal how AE was developed in new research project from Nest Insight and the University of Bath. Nick Reeve reports.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out new rules for cost disclosure for contract-based pension schemes, with default funds now required to publish cost and charges data by 31 July 2021, based on 2020 figures.
Scottish health secretary Jeane Freeman has written to chancellor Sajid Javid demanding he find a solution for heavily-taxed senior NHS workers in his upcoming Budget.
The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
Former pensions minister Stephen Timms has been elected chairman of the influential Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.
The pension schemes bill has passed its second reading in the House of Lords, despite questions over the breadth of government powers.
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
Robin Ellison says The Pensions Regulator's decision to fine the Financial Conduct Authority £2,000 because of shortcomings in its pension scheme is symptomatic of the grandstanding now common among regulators
Members are increasingly seeking external adjudication on schemes’ approach to ESG issues. Stephen Richards outlines the steps trustees can take to prepare for this activism.