The majority of this week's respondents thought self-sufficiency was the long-term target for most defined benefit schemes. Although many pointed out that this was a protean term, more than half said it was what schemes were aiming for.
Just over a quarter said schemes were planning for a buy-out, while one in ten thought they had another low-risk target. Just one in 20 said schemes did not have a long-term goal, in their experience....
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
This week's top stories include the government spending £800,000 on a Gogglebox advert and MPs writing to The Pensions Regulator about its engagement with the Railways Pension Scheme.