Guy Opperman has indicated his support for a fresh pensions commission as the government seeks to understand how to progress pensions policy in a wide range of areas.
Auto-enrolment (AE) minimum contribution rates could rise to 12% by 2030, with a 50/50 split between employer and employee, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) says.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will continue to change under the helm of Charles Counsell as it rolls out more of its TPR Future programme and develops a long-term strategy, he has said.
Panellists at an industry roundtable discuss their need for more clarity and balance from the regulator. James Phillips reports
Trustees don't usually think about financial sanctions. But Edward Brown says they should be aware of the issue and take steps to minimise risks.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed ITV's appeal against a financial support direction (FSD) issued by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a long-running case over the Box Clever Pension Scheme.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds must set investment objectives after the competition watchdog expanded those caught by its market investigation, but more clarity is needed, Hymans Robertson has said.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation as part of a framework intended to be launched on 1 July by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has launched a pilot to ensure single-employer defined contribution (DC) schemes are meeting their legal obligations and properly governing default arrangements.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued a legally-binding order in a bid to help pension trustees make better decisions for the £1.6trn of retirement assets they oversee.
Claire Rankin and Brent Wright look at what trustees should focus on 12 months after the introduction of wide-ranging data regulations and TPR's cyber security guidance.
Last month, a roundtable looked at the future of CDC and whether master trusts are well-placed to provide such an arrangement. Kim Kaveh reports
Guy Opperman has admitted incorrect state pension forecasts have been issued for a third of a million people since 2016 with defined benefit (DB) members with "complex" work histories facing a "significant problem".
Senior NHS clinicians could be offered an option to halve their pension contributions in exchange for also halving the rate of pension growth.
Accidental breaches of lifetime allowance fixed protections could no longer result in onerous tax bills after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) dropped its appeal of a landmark case.
Financial advice firms that did not respond to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) market-wide defined benefit (DB) transfer questionnaire could see their regulatory permissions revoked.
Asset managers must begin publishing engagement policies for investee companies in a bid to improve stewardship, transparency, and stakeholder relationships.
The majority of fund managers do not have voting policies or guidelines on climate-related risks and diversity, an Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) survey has found.
Judith Donnelly explains why pension trustees need to review and negotiate investment documents and highlights some of the worst examples of unfair clauses
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is right to introduce new regulatory initiatives for 1,000 schemes as part of its clearer, quicker and tougher approach, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
The former head of a charity for disabled people has denied defrauding its pension scheme of more than £250,000, sending the case to a full jury trial.
Elizabeth Bostock says the industry must move away from positioning governance as something to just satisfy the regulator
Pension trustees of Dunnes Stores in Northern Ireland have been stopped from running its defined contribution (DC) scheme by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), following "a catalogue of governance failures".
Stagecoach has launched action against the Department for Transport (DfT), claiming it breached its statutory duties in connection with the West Coast Partnership railways franchise when disqualifying the firm over pension funding issues.