Defined benefit (DB) schemes and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) are set to receive even less in sponsor insolvencies as the Treasury moves the taxman higher up the repayment ladder.
From April 2020, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is to become a ‘preferential creditor' under plans announced in the Budget yesterday (29 October), moving from the ‘unsecured creditor' category it currently...
Geoff Egerton looks at how the criminal sanctions regime will impact the pensions industry
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.
The trustees of the BT Pension Scheme, Ford Pension Schemes, and the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme have confirmed they will seek a judicial review of the decision to replace the Retail Prices Index (RPI) from 2030.