The government's white paper on defined benefit (DB) sustainability may include a heavy focus on scheme consolidation, benefit simplification and The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) powers, a senior civil servant has hinted.
The DWP is "interested in consolidation as a solution" to a range of problems faced by DB schemes, including underfunding and employer sustainability. The white paper, which will be published "late...
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.
There are many reasons why trustees may need to complete a benefit rectification exercise. Faye Jarvis explores the key considerations in these instances.