Schemes will not have to equalise survivor benefits for widowers and same sex partners after an appeal in the Walker vs Innospec case was dismissed today.
Lawyers said it the decision to dismiss appeals in this case and O'Brien vs Ministry of Justice was unsurprising, but would mean schemes that had not already equalised benefits would avoid a £3bn hit....
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published three working papers as part of its investigation into the investment consultancy and fiduciary management markets.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether contract-based, trust-based or a master trust arrangement would be best for a new defined contribution (DC) scheme.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now
MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".