UK - Suffolk County Council has paid out an extra 43.6% on top of firefighters' basic salaries to cover pensions costs.
And the annual accounts of the county council for the year to April also reveal that the cost of these pensions has risen from £2.89m in 2002 to £3.05m.
Firefighters themselves have to pay 11% of their salaries towards their unfunded pension scheme – but can retire at an earlier age then most other local government workers.
Proposed changes to The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) notifiable events framework so it can be more proactive when corporates make changes will create a very challenging workload, it has been said.
Aviva has created a new pension skill for Amazon Alexa that allows customers to find out how much they have saved towards their retirement.
PP has compiled a list of what to watch out for over the coming months.
The proposed cold-calling ban may be ineffective if a collaborative regulatory approach between the UK and the European Union (EU) is not maintained post-Brexit, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.