NEARLY half of final salary scheme members pay contributions of more than 5pc compared with only a quarter in 2004, research shows.
Watson Wyatt’s 2006 Pension Plan Design survey of 159 companies also found only a third of defined benefit schemes are still open to new members. The average member contribution rate has risen from...
Existing master trusts will be forced to pay £41,000 when applying for authorisation under the upcoming regime, the government has confirmed.
UPDATE 2 - DWP publishes DB white paper: Stronger powers for TPR, DB chair statements to be introduced
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will be given the power to fine company bosses who deliberately puts their defined benefit (DB) schemes at risk, the government has confirmed.
An independent expert panel will be commissioned to review how the £6.1bn funding deficit figure for the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) was reached, Universities UK (UUK) has announced.
Responses to the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group's consultation have flooded in. While the industry mostly welcome the proposals, there is disagreement on some areas, writes Kim Kaveh.