Government failure to reveal plans for a £140 universal state pension has weakened the coalition's Pensions Bill, leaving it like "Hamlet without the prince", Baroness Hollis says.
The Labour peer said while the bill proposes changes to auto-enrolment and increases to the state pension age it needed to be backed up by simpler state pension plans. She said: "We need a new state...
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is being pressed to ignore advice from a joint expert panel, which would store up problems with "pernicious consequences" for the higher education sector.
Simon Eagle of Willis Towers Watson says that, based on his work for Royal Mail, well-designed collective defined contribution (CDC) funds would be viable for some other UK employers too.
Bhavin Shah continues Newton Investment Management's series of DC columns with a look at how schemes can meet the challenges of providing income in a low interest rate world