The government used the Autumn Statement to underline its determination to "ensure that defined benefit pensions regulation does not act as a brake on investment and growth".
The principle measures for ensuring businesses were not shackled by their DB schemes were two consultations: one on moving away from mark-to-market valuations of pension liabilities and assets, and one...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.