In fewer than eight years there will be just one million defined benefit savers in the UK, while defined contribution schemes will cover 16 million workers, the Pensions Policy Institute predicts.
This shift in the structure of UK pensions by 2020 comes as the decline of DB provision accelerates, with just 16% of DB schemes still open to new members this year. The PPI said the introduction of...
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
Existing master trusts will be forced to pay £41,000 when applying for authorisation under the upcoming regime, the government has confirmed.
UPDATE 2 - DWP publishes DB white paper: Stronger powers for TPR, DB chair statements to be introduced
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will be given the power to fine company bosses who deliberately puts their defined benefit (DB) schemes at risk, the government has confirmed.