This week's top stories included warnings that defined benefit (DB) transfers could become more difficult for trustees to process after regulatory register changes.
Also, the chancellor's Spring Statement was lacking in pensions policies, and Columbia Threadneedle Investments warned of a £140bn impact of a no-deal Brexit.
The year-long gap between advisers falling off the Financial Conduct Authority register and being included on the new directory could raise significant challenges for advised DB pension transfers for a 12-month period.
Philip Hammond's Spring Statement was empty of any direct pension news as the Treasury sought to avoid major policy announcements.
Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK DB scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
The government will proceed with a range of changes to the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets as recommended by a major competition review.
The Pensions Regulator will not conduct any further investigation into Johnston Press after its defined benefit scheme was pushed into Pension Protection Fund assessment last year.
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.
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.
Local Pension Partnership Administration (LPPA) has become the latest organisation to join the Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) forum.
Two-thirds of UK fund managers are reducing investments in companies that fail on diversity and inclusion scores, according to a survey by Edelman.