The Pensions Regulator (TPR) chairman Michael O'Higgins speech at the Pensions and Benefits Show did not shy away from the difficult areas of pensions liberation fraud and employer growth, but he also found time to cover pensioner decumulation and defined contribution (DC) regulation.
TPR's latest objective One of the key concerns at the forefront of delegates minds' was the regulator's new objective, announced in the last Budget, to consider employer growth prospects when agreeing...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.