A government failure to update equality legislation means schemes offering bridging pensions could fall foul of provisions in the Equality Act 2010 - leaving them reliant on EU law as an interim solution.
With the state pension age rising above 65 for the first tranche of people yesterday (6 March), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had consulted on a draft order to allow schemes to consider this...
Professional trustees claiming to have “provisional” trustee accreditation are creating confusion in the market and are undermining the whole process, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
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.