For all the talk about pensions freedoms being the golden goose for the average man or woman, a closer look reveals it will not be easy for many people to get their money in April.
Xafinity surveyed schemes providing pensions benefits to over 250,000 UK employees and found just 2% would offer the full range of flexibilities straight away. Anecdotal information is no less thought...
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has questioned the regulator on what lessons it can learn from the experience of the Kodak Pension Plan No.2 (KPP2).