Workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) have voted overwhelmingly for strike action over the company’s plans to close its defined benefit (DB) scheme.
Prospect and Unite balloted members over strike action during October. Members of Unite took part in two ballots, one on industrial action short of a strike where there was 97% approval and one on strike...
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has gone live with a cost transparency compliance system and has on-boarded all UK schemes onto the platform.
Against a Covid-19 backdrop of deteriorating funding positions and reduced ability to pay DRCs, Alistair Russell-Smith looks at key actions for scheme sponsors.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has said it will go ahead with its 31 March valuation despite significant falls in asset values over the past month.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is “pulling out all the stops” to help struggling employers during the Covid-19 crisis, although latest guidance may put trustees in a “challenging” position, the industry says.
Millions of public sector workers will be able to choose whether their pension provision should be accrued under legacy or reformed schemes under government plans announced yesterday.