THE GOVERNMENT has published proposals for the new-look Local Government Pension Scheme to take effect from April 1 2008.
The proposals include raising the minimum pension age from 50 to 55, revising ill-health retirement packages and increasing contribution rates – from 5.5pc to a tiered structure of 5.5pc on the first £12000...
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.