This week’s top stories included a three-month extension for NHS Pension Scheme members to use the Covid-19 voluntary scheme pays facility, while a small amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill caused confusion over the running of the pensions dashboard.
NHS Pension Scheme members will be given an extra three months to make use of the voluntary scheme pays facility due to the increased pressures arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
A small amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill on 8 June has been labelled ‘significant' in meeting criticism of the pensions dashboard but has sparked confusion over whether it could confirm a ‘water-tight' commitment to run a single dashboard.
The number of people turning 55 and becoming eligible to use the pension freedoms will hit a peak of 941,000 this year, according to Aegon.
There is continued gradual decline in the number of excess weekly deaths in England Wales three months into the Covid-19 lockdown, according to the Continuous Mortality Investigation.
Increased pension deficits are putting additional strain on many charities already financially struggling in the midst of Covid-19, latest research by Hymans Robertson finds.
As Covid-19 hampers efforts for professional trustees to complete necessary exams, Brian Spence defends the use of provisional accreditation.
The pensions industry’s regulators and key players have identified climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic as key risks to the sustainability of high-quality actuarial work.
The first virtual event of PP’s DeskFlix series will take place on 23 June
The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) has today (10 June) called on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to consider further interventions to protect pension scheme members from scams.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if interest rates are likely to fall into negative territory as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.