There is much discussion on how consolidation will bring real benefits to schemes but Hilary Salt is not so sure.
It's difficult to go anywhere on planet pensions at the moment without hearing people extol the virtues of scale. I seem to be the only sceptic on this. (I'd better upfront declare my conflict of interest...
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now
MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".
Aegon has called for the government to double the tax exemption on employer-arranged pension advice, up from £500 to £1,000.
Institutional investor confidence in Europe rose by 8.9 points in April with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to State Street Global Exchange.