Jack Jones examines responses to plans to bring European pensions regulation into line with the insurance industry's Solvency II regime.
Plans to overhaul the European Commission’s Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision directive have done little but generate negative headlines and dire predictions since they were put to consultation...
This week's top stories include ITS' management buyout from Mercer, and The Pensions Regulator launching a probe into single-employer defined contribution schemes' default funds.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Steps to improve auto-enrolment are uncontroversial and obvious, but the government is dawdling on introducing the necessary changes, argues Jack Jones.
Professional trustees will be expected to apply for accreditation as part of a framework intended to be launched on 1 July by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG).