Pension funds should not face the ‘exact same rules' as insurance companies under Solvency II but must be open to change, European Commissioner Michel Barnier says.
At a Brussels summit on the IORP directive, the commissioner dismissed claims Solvency II will cost businesses €800bn (£668bn) and bring about the demise of defined benefit provision. He said: "I would...
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes are to be offered a new consolidator as the former chief of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) launches 'The Pension SuperFund'.
Martin Freeman has been hired as head of technology product and development at Smart Pension, to support the 'growing' technology product side of the business.
Tim Sharp says the government has missed some big opportunities to help workers in the DB white paper.