Universities UK (UUK) has come to an agreement with the University and College Union (UCU) over the future of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), reducing entitlement but maintaining defined benefit (DB) accrual.
Under the deal, struck last night with mediation service Acas, the DB element of the scheme will now remain open to academics for another three years, with the deal covering the period from 1 April 2019...
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.