The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has opened a consultation on defined benefit (DB) regulation, setting out how it will pursue its new objective to minimise the impact of scheme funding on employer growth.
The documents explain how the watchdog intends to balance this obligation, contained in the 2013 Pensions Bill, with its existing statutory objectives. The regulator said the planned overhaul also reflected...
Geoff Egerton looks at how the criminal sanctions regime will impact the pensions industry
Defined benefit (DB) pension transfer values recovered by about a third last month after February’s sharp fall, according to figures from XPS Pensions Group.
Government proposals to employ a charge cap smoothing mechanism in a bid to incentivise defined contribution (DC) pension scheme investment in illiquid assets could have the opposite effect, says the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).
Three people have appeared in court in connection with an investigation into pension fraud totalling nearly £14m.
Plans to increase the normal minimum pension age (NMPA) to 57 should be annulled, or transitional protections removed, amid “scant evidence” to support the decision, says Quilter.