This week's top stories include regulations which could see master trusts paying up to £67,000 for authorisation and the University of Warwick's vice-chancellor attacking Universities Superannuation Scheme closure plans.
The Pensions Regulator will authorise and supervise defined contribution master trusts under a planned regime which will "strike the right balance" between member security and scheme burdens.
Closing the Universities Superannuation Scheme to future accrual would have "serious consequences" and alternative approaches should be explored, the University of Warwick's vice-chancellor has said.
A typical defined benefit pension fund could cut costs by around a third per year by centralising and standardising their investment, administration and trading functions, according to the Asset Management Exchange.
Transport operator FirstGroup has consolidated its pension scheme assets within the Local Government Pension Scheme in what is believed to be the first move of its kind.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the merits of collective defined contribution pension schemes, and the potential role they could play in saving for retirement.
PP has compiled a list of what to watch out for over the coming months.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) spent just under £60,000 on a rebrand, including the design of a new logo and implementation of a refreshed colour scheme, Professional Pensions can reveal.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe default decumulation pathways are a good way to tackle members' confusion at retirement.
The increase in minimum auto-enrolment (AE) contributions has had little impact on opt-out rates - with cessations after April increasing by less than two percentage points, data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) shows.