This week's top stories included the ombudsman's ruling that wording in the Local Government Pension Scheme rules did not allow it to retain a fraudster's pension.
The Pensions Regulator also secured its first criminal conviction against a solicitor and his firm for failing to provide it with documents, while JLT Employee Benefits hired a new head of buy-ins and buyouts.
The Pensions Ombudsman has ruled Enfield Council cannot withhold pension benefits for a man who embezzled nearly £500,000, due to the Local Government Pension Scheme rules.
Ashley Wilson Solicitors and one of its partners have been fined £16,000 for refusing to give The Pensions Regulator documents for an investigation, in the first use of one of its powers.
Harry Harper has been appointed head of buy-ins and buyouts in the investment consulting division of JLT Employee Benefits.
Confusion over pension freedoms rules has landed savers with a higher than expected tax bill, according to Prudential.
Hymans Robertson has launched an analytics service to give trustees access to more accurate and timely funding and risk data, to address issues from relying on out-of-date information.
Here they are - the winners of the 3rd annual Women in Pensions Awards...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned that the UK’s “economic emergency has only just begun”, as he revealed that the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has forecast the economy will contract this year by 11.3% - the largest fall in output for more than...
The UK’s cumulative excess deaths figure for 2020 is higher now than at the previous peak of 64,600 recorded during the first wave of Covid-19, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) says.
Trustees must be “accountable for the security of data and assets” to protect schemes and members from the risk of cyber attacks, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you support the ruling that defined benefit (DB) trustees must equalise GMPs in past transfers.