A pension scheme trustee has transferred a client's pension despite clear warnings from the adviser this was not their recommendation - a scenario that should provoke a change in the law, according to the Personal Finance Society (PFS).
This week's top stories included an article on how the government will have to justify proposed changes to the state pension age after a Prospect petition secured over 12,000 signatures.
Smart Pension failed to report the fact it had not collected or invested nearly £900,000 of pension contributions on behalf of its members, an investigation by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has found.
The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) has updated its voluntary code of practice in a bid to help prevent members falling victim to evolving pension scams.
The government has rejected the Work and Pensions Committee proposal to introduce a 'default decumulation pathway' at retirement.
Brexit is likely to have a significant impact on UK schemes' funding and investment strategies. Wayne Fitzgibbon and John Gething look at what trustees can do to prepare
The FCA introduced new regulations around the measurement and disclosure of transaction costs in January. Jon Parker looks at how trustees should respond.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says it may have made mistakes but faces complex decisions to balance member and employer interests.
A trustee of the Optimum Retirement Benefits Plan has been suspended by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) following the launch of a police investigation into a suspected liberation scam.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed to PP it spent £3.1m in total external costs for the investigation and litigation relating to the Box Clever pension scheme.
The government will have to justify proposed changes to the state pension age (SPA) after a Prospect petition secured over 12,000 signatures.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation on reforming trustees' duties to consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.
Colin Meech warns the Court of Appeal's bizarre judgment could cause significant financial detriment to local government pension funds
Stephanie Baxter says there needs to be a balance between rolling out the pensions dashboard as soon as possible and getting it right
Ofsted-style ratings regime for trust-based schemes would provide transparency for members, says Jonathan Stapleton.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether defined benefit (DB) schemes with recovery plans over 10 years should have to explain, and if the regulator should create a pool of 'super trustees' that can be parachuted into schemes to fix problems...
Pimlico Plumbers loses Supreme Court fight over whether its workforce are 'independent contractors' or 'self-employed' leading to AE entitlements, James Phillips writes
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its first official guidance on how it expects companies seeking company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) to set out their proposals.
Stewart Bevan says there's a long way still to travel to achieve transparency, but at least we are now making genuine progress and picking up the pace
Companies with more than 250 employees will be required to disclose the pay gap between chief executives and their average staff members from 2019, the government has announced.
The EU must "stick together" amid Brexit challenges as a strong economy is needed to provide pensions, Pensions Europe chairman Janwillem Bouma says.
Senior staff at national recruitment agency Workchain have pleaded guilty to illegally opting temporary staff out of their workplace pension scheme, leading to The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) first criminal conviction under this offence.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know how you would rate Guy Opperman's performance as pensions and financial inclusion minister after his first year in the post, and whether you believe geopolitical risk will increase or decrease over the next...
A parliamentary inquiry has found "worrying disparity" between The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) and Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) pension scheme guidance when it comes to considering environmental risk as a financial factor.