A small amendment to the pension schemes bill on 8 June has been labelled ‘significant’ in meeting criticism of the pensions dashboard but has sparked confusion over whether it could confirm a ‘water-tight’ commitment to run a single dashboard.
Ten master trusts will pay at least 25% of the total general levy despite holding just 2% of assets, according to The People’s Pension (TPP).
The Department for Work and Pensions’ consultation on increasing the general levy has closed. Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response to its proposals
A pension schemes bill is set to be laid in parliament in the coming weeks after the government announced a wide-ranging suite of reforms in the Queen’s Speech today.
Partner Insight: Members' evolving needs and expectations are driving changes in scheme administration. As the pensions landscape inevitably continues to change, how will your scheme's approach need to develop to keep pace?
Partner Insight: Increasingly from a scheme perspective, keeping up with routine administration demands is only half of the challenge.
Partner Insight: Member engagement with pension schemes is increasing, giving administrators ever more interactions to deal with. In this article, Aon looks at the increase in requests relating to scheme transfers.
Partner Insight: In recent years, pensions administrators have seen scheme member engagement increase significantly. The advent of pension freedoms in 2015 and the increased choices faced by members have led to a sea-change in the levels and types of...
Jonathan Stapleton reports on why Lord Myners believes there needs to be a new review of the investment principles.
The government should give the regulator more powers to prevent companies from avoiding defined benefit (DB) deficits, according to a Pensions Institute report.
More than two thirds of pension professionals have said the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and the Pensions Regulator (TPR) should be combined, according to a survey.
The debate over whether schemes should be able to change statutory pension increases from RPI to CPI continues with calls for a statutory override to be put in place. Kristian Brunt-Seymour considers its feasibility
Most respondents believe a move away from selling products is essential
The UK should establish a workplace ISA to reinforce auto-enrolment (AE) and avoid high-opt rates according to Centre for Policy Studies research fellow Michael Johnson.
Allowing certain women to access their state pension early would have little or no benefit for those affected by the rise in age, according to Royal London's Steve Webb.
One year on freedom and choice has had a mixed effect with many savers using their flexibilities while others are still taking a wait and see approach.
Early state pension access for women affected by the age increase could lead to flexibility for everyone.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has started a probe to explore the economic effects of allowing certain women to draw their state pension early.
Budget documents reveal the government is mulling a clampdown on the range of benefits available under salary sacrifice arrangements, writes Kristian Brunt-Seymour.
The Chancellor certainly pulled some rabbits out of his hat in yesterday's Budget. PP gives a rundown of the key announcements affecting pensions.
The government's Lifetime ISA will lead to mass confusion and could pave the way for a future move to the Pensions ISA, according to several people.
As the Chancellor presents his Budget today, PP looks at what could come up for pensions.
Women affected by the increase in state pension age from 63 to 66 could access their savings early if they accept lower weekly payments, according to MPs.
Figures show contribution rates fell between 2014 and 2015, amid concerns people could have to work until their 80s. Kristian Brunt-Seymour asks if legislative measures are the answer.