Chris Collins explains the reasoning behind the first substantial changes to the pension protection levy since its introduction and how the new rules will benefit schemes.
Recently we published the final rules for the pension protection levy for 2012/2013, the year in which we will introduce the new levy framework. This is the first really substantial change to the way the...
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.