There will be no transitional 'comply or explain' period for professional trustees to prepare for mandatory standards when they come into force later this year, a regulator-backed working group has announced.
Richard Favier says the process for regulated apportionment agreements is complex, lengthy, expensive, but there is a solution
British Airways (BA) will not have to pay a £12m discretionary benefit its trustees had unilaterally granted, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Martin Hunter says while new TPR powers will increase the burden on all DB employers, it isn't all doom and gloom
With just three months to go before TPR's master trust authorisation regime launches, the watchdog has outlined further details of its expectations. James Phillips reports
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to clarify how the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) should treat transferred-in defined benefit (DB) entitlements when calculating compensation.
The Treasury Committee has written to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ask for publication of analysis on the impact leaving the European Union is likely to have on the regulator.
The Scheme Advisory Board for Scotland's £42bn 11 local authority funds has proposed merging their liabilities, assets and administration into one or more asset vehicles as part of a major structural review.
A damning report on the pre-sale audit of BHS is set to be published after the High Court last week refused to meet Sir Philip Green's wish to gag the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
The pensions and financial inclusion minister tells James Phillips about his first year in office and his philosophy behind pension policy creation.
Respondents were split in this week's Pensions Buzz on whether the £1m maximum penalty for failing to notify The Pensions Regulator (TPR) of certain corporate events was appropriate.
The government has confirmed the long-awaited ban on pensions cold-calling will now be delayed until Autumn.
This week's top stories included the government saying it will examine and may overhaul the pension tax relief system it if feels it is beneficial to do so.
The industry has been reacting to TPR and the FCA's joint call for input on how they will tackle pensions issues. Victoria Ticha looks at some of the responses
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it will soon publish its provisional decision on whether there are competition problems in investment consultancy and fiduciary management.
Some 730 backlogged cases were cleared by The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) between January 2017 and March this year, it has confirmed.
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Schemes and trustees who have been fined for failing to submit adequate chair's statements may see these penalties revoked as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) publishes updated guidance.
The government is set to take a close look at the current pension tax relief system, Baroness Buscombe revealed in a speech to the House of Lords last night.
As part of its consultation on enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator, the Department for Work and Pensions proposed new requirements for all trustees of defined benefit (DB) schemes. This is what the new framework could look like...
A consultation has been launched on granting stronger powers to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) as the government seeks to address "misuse" of flexibilities in the defined benefit (DB) funding system.
The Department for Work and Pensions has launched a consultation on proposals to improve the regulator's powers and increase DB member protections. Here are the key questions it is asking...
PP asks three lawyers about how the key legal issues schemes facing schemes conducting or considering risk reduction exercises