This weekend the Prime Minister pledged that a Conservative government would keep the ‘triple lock' for increases to the basic state pension for the length of the next parliament. But what would David Cameron's promise actually mean for pensioners?
What effect has the triple lock had? The triple lock, which guarantees an annual increase in line with inflation as measured by the consumer prices index (CPI), average earnings or 2.5%, whichever is...
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.