At the time of writing the Professional Pensions team was, like the rest of the industry, speculating as to the contents of George Osborne's emergency Budget.
One issue that has been raised repeatedly is that of the age 75 rule and whether it should be scrapped or not. The coalition government has already said it would amend the rule but as yet we are unsure...
Jonathan Stapleton says the success of the government's check your state pension service shows just how popular a dashboard could be if it can be launched.
Mark Evans has been appointed as a director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in London.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on changes to the actuarial assumptions it uses in valuations in a bid to better reflect the bulk annuity market, with schemes set to move into surplus on aggregate.
Private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes were 96.3% funded on a Pension Protection Fund (PPF) compensation basis at the end of July, according to the lifeboat fund's monthly index.