Trustees and their advisers could be “criminalised for doing the right thing” and left “fearful of acting” if Pension Schemes Bill wording is not amended, the Joint Industry Forum (JIF) says.
Nominations for the third annual PP Women in Pensions Awards - which celebrate the achievements of women working in pensions or acting as a trustee - have now opened. Find out how to nominate here…
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has urged the government to set out a timetable for when it will implement its planned automatic enrolment (AE) reforms, and produce a timetable for increases in AE contribution levels.
As the DWP’s consultation on simpler annual benefit statements closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
Jenny Condron is chief actuarial officer at Mercer and became the first female chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries in 2018. Here she tells Laura Miller what it takes to make it in a man’s world, the one thing that scares her most, and why...
With political parties drawing up their manifestos for next month’s general election, Kim Kaveh explores the industry’s ambitions for future pensions policy.
The government must take action to build on the successes of auto-enrolment (AE) and ensure coverage and contribution rates are increased, the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) says.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has thrown support behind proposals to allow first-time buyers to use part of their pension pot as a deposit for a home.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has received support for its proposed 'model scheme' to simplify defined benefit (DB) benefits alongside the conversion of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs).
Initial responses to the government's consultation on DC investment innovation reveals a mixed views on a range of its proposals. Kim Kaveh reports.
Jenny Condron says pensions simplification would sweep away confusion for members arising from having up to 12 tranches with different rates of revaluation and increase.
Bob Scott reviews the past year in pensions and makes some predictions for what the industry will see in 2019.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must be given more targeted powers but maintain flexibility around defined benefit (DB) scheme funding, concludes a survey by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA).
Stephanie Baxter gauges industry reaction to the government's consultation on strengthening the powers of The Pensions Regulator
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) could benefit from having a pool of "super trustees" that can be parachuted into schemes to fix problems when they arise, experts say.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has appointed its first female chair, Jenny Condron. Victoria Ticha speaks to her about the key pension issues that must be addressed and how to bridge the industry's gender gap
Over half of employers believe the need to fund defined benefit (DB) schemes is affecting their ability to improve employee pay, a survey by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has found.
The UK has awoken to shock news that the Conservative Party has failed to secure an overall majority, leaving the future government hanging somewhat in the balance.
Introducing a flat rate of tax relief at 20% could save the Treasury up to £13bn, according to calculations by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will amend legislation to allow contracted-out benefits to be transferred into a scheme which has never been contracted-out.
Schemes can improve their governance by putting more member-nominated trustees (MNTs) on their board, according to the Association of Member-Nominated Trustees.
Millions of low-paid earners and self-employed workers will be missing out on pensions unless the government expands the auto-enrolment (AE) programme, Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) research finds.
Members of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) have been urged to set up a broad inquiry into hidden costs and charges faced by pension schemes.
The government should establish an independent pensions commission to promote the betterment of private retirement income provision and make recommendations on both state and public sector provision, the Association of Consulting Actuaries says.