The Work and Pensions Committee has launched a wide-ranging inquiry to examine whether the UK welfare and pension systems adequately support the growing numbers of self-employed and gig economy workers, and how it might be adapted to suit their needs.
The inquiry will look at areas including Universal Credit and other working-age benefits, pensions, and labour market participation. The so-called 'gig economy' has come to prominence over recent months...
Over half of pension professionals believe the 'gilts plus' valuation method is unhelpful in the current economic environment, according to Aon Hewitt research.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) should be investigated by a Royal Commission, according to a response to the government's green paper on defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The College of Law Pension and Assurance Scheme has completed its fourth buy-in for £28m worth of liabilities with Aviva, as it moves closer to full buyout.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has appointed Ruth Palmer as learning director where she will review its qualifications suite and develop its education strategy.