Delegates at the Trades Union Congress conference have backed a motion calling on steel giant Corus to stop plans to cut defined benefit pensions.
The Community union said employers were using the recession as an excuse to close final salary schemes and called on members of the TUC to support all efforts to defend DB schemes as "the best alternative...
Jonathan Stapleton asks whether newly-accredited professional trustees should be a statutory fixture on pension scheme boards.
Savers are being warned by the Insolvency Service to guard their pension pots from investment scammers and negligent trustees as it winds up 24 companies.
Respondents say they should only be required in certain situations as the system is not broken.