This week’s top stories included the Pension Protection Fund naming 11 firms to its trustee and support services panel, and the latest analysis of mortality rates from Covid-19 and its impact on pension scheme assumptions.
The Pension Protection Fund has launched an advisory panel to support trustees of schemes whose sponsoring employer is stressed or distressed.
Pension schemes and life insurers should be prepared for a modest change to their assumptions for mortality rates in the post-Covid-19 world, an academic study suggests.
Lane Clark & Peacock has called our HM Revenue and Customs' tax policy on flexible drawdown as "unacceptable", claiming it could lead to draconian tax penalties during Covid-19.
The debate concerning negative interests in the UK has now become "very real" after the Consumer Prices Index 12-month inflation rate dipped to 0.8% in April from 1.5% in March.
Defined benefit schemes are looking for alternatives to seeking additional cash contributions to sponsors to manage payouts in the wake of the Covid-19 market disruption.
The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) has announced the first 14 trustees to have received accreditation after completing its programme.
Pension savers are failing to spot the most prevalent signs of scams, including early access and free advice, PensionBee research finds.
NN Life has completed a €13.5bn (£12.1bn) longevity transaction covering a portfolio of annuity policies for over 200,000 pensioners and dependents.
Charlotte Moore looks at industry efforts to why improving members' financial wellbeing and retirement planning is crucial in a crisis situation.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions brings together all the latest news on the industry's response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as regulatory and legal updates.