"The death knell for widows' pensions"; "Over 1m in private sector could lose historic right to spouse's benefits"; and "Inflation link on final salary pensions faces axe".
These were just some of the headlines that reported the publication of pension minister Steve Webb's defined ambition (DA) consultation paper last week. That the ability to remove spouses' pensions...
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether or not you agree with Lord Myners' opinion that asset owners, such as pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business.
A typical defined benefit (DB) scheme was able to meet 92.9% of its accrued pension rights as of 30 September, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The combined funding level decreased by just over four percentage points by the end of last month to 93.6%, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.