The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) will close to future accrual for managers in May 2018, and will them into the telecoms giant's defined contribution (DC) scheme.
The announcement is the result of months of negotiations with the union Prospect following a consultation on the future of the company's DB scheme, which finished on 17 January. Prospect secured improvements...
This week's top stories included the Department for Work and Pensions issuing two separate consultations on the pensions dashboard and defined benefit consolidation.
A regime similar to that for defined contribution (DC) master trusts will be set up for regulating defined benefit (DB) consolidators under plans announced today.
Defined benefit (DB) superfunds that wish to enter the market must talk to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) about their plans before opening for business.