The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill will not require schemes to provide same-sex spouses with the same survivor benefits as heterosexual married couples.
The controversial bill, which passed its second reading in the House of Commons earlier this month, would legalise same-sex marriage, but provides loopholes excusing occupational schemes from providing...
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is expected to submit its 2018 valuation to The Pensions Regulator in the coming days, despite admitting it is “pushing their limits” in terms of acceptable risk.
Some 96% of trustees are ready for upcoming ESG regulations which will require schemes to agree their approach to responsible investment, according to Hymans Robertson.
Schemes already face a legislative requirement to carry out transfers promptly and efficiently, so they should voluntarily get on board with the industry-developed solution, says Tom McPhail
Growing market volatility could adversely affect defined benefit (DB) schemes nearing buyout over the next five years, Barnett Waddingham says.