This week's top stories were the merger of the guidance bodies, and the PPF's hopes to begin payments to its members receiving less than 50% of their benefit entitlements.
1) Financial guidance bodies merge under temporary SFGB name The Pensions Advisory Service, Pension Wise and the Money Advice Service have now been merged to form the Single Financial Guidance Body...
The Co-operative Group's Somerfield Pension Scheme has completed a buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), insuring the benefits of its pensioner members.
Caroline Rookes CBE and Michele Hirons-Wood have joined The Pension Superfund's board of trustees to focus on maintaining governance standards and safeguarding member benefits.
The first specialist independent firm advising pension schemes on bulk annuities or moving to a consolidator has been set up with ambitions to shake up the market.