This week's biggest stories included Lloyds' trade union taking legal action over GMP equalisation, a same sex partner benefits appeal case, and asset managers arguing hidden fees are the 'Loch Ness Monster of investments'.
Lloyds' union launches legal action to equalise GMPs A Lloyds Bank union is taking legal action to close the pay gap between men and women who took out guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs)...
Guy Opperman says two page, simpler statements as well as an annual ‘season’ in which to issue them could be transformative steps for the UK pensions industry
Regulatory guidance “could set too high a hurdle” for superfunds, Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP) warns.
The Department for Work and Pensions is to make it mandatory for auto-enrolment defined contribution (DC) schemes to use simpler annual statements.
Around one in 25 pension schemes have made use of regulatory easements to deficit recovery contribution (DRC) payment schedules, according to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The pensions industry must personalise interventions and auto-enrolment (AE) conversations to prevent members from squandering their pots at retirement age, according to industry experts.