The Pensions Regulator (TPR) said it will monitor "suspiciously high" opt-out rates under auto-enrolment after MPs suggested some employers may force workers to leave the scheme.
Malcolm Wicks, Labour MP for Croydon, said TPR will have no way of knowing if employees are forced to opt out or encouraged to become self-employed. By 2017, employers must automatically enroll their...
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.