It is inevitable pension legislation across the European member states will become more harmonised in spite of reluctance from some countries, delegates heard.
European Federation for Retirement Provision secretary general Chris Verhaegen also said any European wide directives on pensions must take into the account the weak state of occupational pensions in newly...
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.