The top stories this week were Ros Altmann criticising bullying by WASPI supporters and the government forcing trust-based schemes to report on transfer performance.
Also this week, Rothesay Life was in talks to buy Aegon's annuity book, BSW Timber made £5m liability savings through a mortality survey, and RPMI Railpen strengthened its in-house investment team. ...
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.