The total cost of pension liabilities at the UK's 100 largest public companies increased from £586bn to £681bn last year, according to research.
JLT Employee Benefits' study of FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) pension funds found the total IAS 19 accounting deficit by 31 December 2016 was estimated to be £87bn, up from £17bn the previous year. ...
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey.
This week's top stories included proposed draft regulations in a no-deal Brexit which would make scheme investments illegal, and Esther McVey's resignation as secretary of state.
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.