A £250m contingent payment, due to be paid in 2019, was created for Airways Pension Scheme (APS) trustees to use however they wanted, according to its former chairman.
The claim was made by Paul Spencer during the High Court trial where British Airways (BA) is contesting the decision by APS trustees to award a 0.2% discretionary increase - above the Consumer Price Index...
Members of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) have given a green light to changes to the trade body's constitution and articles of association.
The newly-appointed chairman of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has pledged to "open up" the organisation in a bid to improve policy development.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has suggested its forthcoming white paper on defined benefit (DB) provision will only show the direction of travel on consolidation, rather give than a definitive answer.
A raft of consultations and draft regulations will greet the industry over the coming weeks and months, the pensions and financial inclusion minister confirms.