As the pensions industry returned to its desks after the festive break, news that the last FTSE100 employer was ditching its final salary scheme came to light.
It emerged Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell announced it would offer new joiners a defined contribution scheme from 2013. The move, announced on the scheme’s website in early December, may have evaded the headlines...
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.