This week's top stories include a landmark Supreme Court ruling on survivor benefits, DWP plans to launch a DB white paper in winter and a proposal the industry should design a pilot dashboard
1. Landmark Supreme Court ruling extends same-sex survivor benefits to pre-2005 accrual The Supreme Court has ruled an exemption in the Equality Act, which allows schemes to exclude same-sex partners...
Professional trustees claiming to have “provisional” trustee accreditation are creating confusion in the market and are undermining the whole process, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
Seven bodies with responsibility for protecting UK pension savers’ pots have joined forces to create an information guide to reassure scheme members amid concern about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on financial wellbeing in the UK.
Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.
Costly DB scheme regulations can result in abuses of equitable relations among stakeholders, say Iain Clacher and Con Keating.