HM Revenue and Customs has launched a consultation on two new forms of protection for people caught unfairly by the government's most recent cuts to the lifetime allowance (LTA).
Chancellor George Osborne announced in the 2012 Autumn Statement that from April 2014, the LTA on tax relieved pension savings will reduce from £1.5m to £1.25m, and the annual allowance (AA) will fall...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.