My column last week ended with a defence of public sector defined benefit pension schemes and the hope that from this last bastion of shared risk, a future model for retirement savings might one day emerge.
Clearly this was always likely to stir up emotions as the number of private sector DB schemes continues to evaporate and the issue of the so-called "pensions apartheid" generates ever more polarised views....
Potential changes to accounting standards and increased pressure on companies to accelerate contributions could worsen FTSE 100 scheme funding by up to £100bn, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).
Smart Pension has taken on over 20,000 active members from the £20m Corpad Master Trust, following a strategic review by the ceding firm's trustees.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) allegedly obstructed a whistleblower as she tried to discover the true value of the deficit in its defined benefit (DB) section, according to reports.
The Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) has launched a number of templates and guidance to help pension schemes deliver greater value for savers with enhanced disclosure of transaction cost information.