ESOS assessment deadline is imminent
Only half of all women in the UK are saving enough for their retirement, while nearly a quarter are saving nothing at all, research finds.
Annual allowance reductions mean more people will incur tax charges but how many members know this? Helen Morrissey looks at what schemes should do to help members meet their responsibilities.
Schemes could be subject to CVA charge for period of weeks or months
Natasha Browne examines the latest decisions on pension transfer requests
As the High Court rules on pension overpayments, PP brings you a guide to handling this tricky subject
Natasha Browne gets industry reaction to Steve Webb’s plans to roll out freedom and choice to annuitants.
Jack Jones looks at the implications of a record-breaking exercise
Naomi Rainey looks at responses to the Law Commission’s review of fiduciary duty
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has agreed a £440m all-risk buyout for its UK pension plan with Rothesay Life, securing improved benefits for members owing to suitable market conditions.
The Supreme Court decision on financial support directions has been welcomed by all sides
Hannah Brenton analyses the DWP's latest announcement on GMP
The Department for Work and Pensions' proposal to allow defined benefit schemes to self-certify may be unworkable, industry figures warn.
Premier Farnell has set up a 23-year asset-backed funding structure to plug an £18m deficit in its UK scheme.
Employers need more clarity on their position with regards to enhanced early retirement rights and TUPE, an Allen & Overy lawyer warns.
Trustees should not take their statutory discharge for granted if errors and bad data exist during buyouts and transfer value exercises, lawyers warn.
The government has delayed plans to force schemes to equalise guaranteed minimum pensions until Spring 2014, pensions minister Steve Webb told lawyers last week.
Schemes are appointing independent trustees as they come under pressure from The Pensions Regulator to explain conflicts of interest during valuations, lawyers say.
The auto-enrolment earnings trigger could be pushed up to £9,440 following a surprise increase in the personal tax allowance in yesterday's Autumn Statement.
Contradictory rulings from the Pensions Ombudsman will leave trustees uncertain how to handle member complaints about errors in their benefit statements, lawyers warn.
Changes to HM Revenue and Customs guidance for those with fixed protection who are erroneously auto-enrolled have been welcomed.
A "somewhat surprising" intervention by the European Commission has made it unlikely pension funds will be successful in the Wheels VAT case, experts argue.
Last week the government gave the first indication of the numbers it is likely to use for the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for auto-enrolment for 2013/2014.
Employers are unaware of peripheral auto-enrolment duties that begin for companies of all sizes this July, a lawyer has warned.