Frank Field is to warn Sir Philip Green not to sell his Arcadia business without ensuring defined benefit (DB) pensions are adequately protected, PP can confirm.
Research by Hymans Robertson predicts existing options could shrink the DB universe by four-fifths in 25 years' time. Stephanie Baxter explores its predictions
This week's top stories include The Pensions Regulator fining a Now Pensions trustee £70,000, and BT appealing a court ruling over its RPI to CPI indexation swap.
Steve Webb says there are various ways to take action on executives who try to line their pockets by putting workers' pensions at risk
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been found guilty for failing to provide information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on three occasions.
Dominic Chappell blasted The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for what he called an "aggressive and hostile" approach to his takeover of BHS, a court has heard.
Toys R Us may have to pay around £9m into its defined benefit (DB) scheme so its restructuring deal can be agreed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), according to reports.
Mark Blyth says there are real problems in how the regulator exercises its powers, and suggests how to solve them
The regulator is cracking down on unacceptable levels of non-compliance and using some of its powers for the first time. Its chief executive Lesley Titcomb tells Stephanie Baxter what trustees can expect
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
The biggest stories on PP this week include articles on the regulator pursuing Dominic Chappell over BHS and research suggesting the low savings ratio is misleading. Here are the top five...
The regulator and lifeboat fund have agreed plans to sever the £15bn British Steel Pension Scheme from Tata Steel UK after months of negotiations with the trustee and sponsor.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman talks to Michael Klimes about the challenges for occupational schemes and his unfinished business with Sir Philip Green.
Frank Field will run to be re-appointed chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) in the new parliament, his office has confirmed to PP.
The combined force of a more heavy-handed regulator and market conditions in a post-Brexit world will cause some defined benefit (DB) trustees to put greater demands on their scheme sponsor, Barnett Waddingham predicts.
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.
The industry is at risk of being side-tracked by short-term funding data and high-profile defined benefit (DB) failures, the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) chief executive has warned.
Frank Field is pressing Sir Philip Green to publish undisclosed details about the settlement he reached with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on British Home Stores (BHS) at the end of February.
The regulator has bared its teeth in two court cases involving failure to hand over information vital for its investigations, resulting in its first convictions. Stephanie Baxter asks if it suggests a shift in attitude
This week's top stories include a Treasury letter confirming no changes to pensions tax relief in the near future, and Frank Field questioning the level of benefits promised to BHS members.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is consulting on changing its definition of professional trustees and is also reviewing its penalty policies for breach of duties.
The PPF's plans to impose a new levy model on schemes that cease to have a substantive sponsor have received mixed reactions from the industry, writes Stephanie Baxter
This week we want to know whether the DB Taskforce's call for a full merger of schemes into superfunds is the best way to achieve DB consolidation.
MP Frank Field has written to the regulator seeking more detail on the benefits secured for British Home Stores (BHS) pension scheme members from the deal struck with Sir Philip Green.