The biggest stories on PP this week were warnings that decent retirement could mean working until age 85, and the risks to members from pooling the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Other top stories included the Institute of Fiscal Studies saying pensions were still best for saving even higher earners get less tax relief under reforms, how a mass exodus of higher earners could harm pensions, and KPMG's hiring of a new head of pensions.
1) Royal London: Decent retirement might mean working until age 85
2) IFS: pensions still the best way to save despite tax reforms
3) PPI warns of risks arising from LGPS pooling
4) KPMG appoints head of pensions to succeed Cawley
5) Will tax relief restrictions on higher earners lead to the death of pensions?
As tax relief reductions are already forcing higher earners out of pensions, there could be a mass exodus if the chancellor goes ahead with more reform. Rebecca Shahoud looks at how it could damage pensions.
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.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes that provide GMPs must revisit and, where necessary, top-up historic cash equivalent transfer values (CETVs) that have been calculated on an unequal basis, a landmark court judgment said last week.
This week’s top stories included the rejection of an automatic guidance amendment in the Pension Schemes Bill, while The Pensions Regulator posted a sharp increase in the use of its powers.
The majority of the pensions industry agrees an eventual net-zero target should not be mandated for schemes as part of the Pension Schemes Bill, according to a Professional Pensions poll.