A number of pension issues will be battled out in the courts over the course of this year. James Phillips rounds up the cases to watch out for and the potential consequences for the industry
The UK's courts seem to have a perennial pile of pension problems to preside over, and this year seems to be no exception to that. After 2017 saw indexation battles continue, death benefits equalised...
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.