The Old British Steel Pension Scheme (OBSPS) has agreed a £2bn full buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), one step closer to exiting Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment.
This week’s 102 Pensions Buzz respondents were in agreement that a permanent pensions commission should be formed.
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) has rejected a number of complaints from members of the embattled and collapsed British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS).
Taylor Wessing has published a report gauging industry views on challenges associated with pensions restructuring. Kim Kaveh explores the findings
A lifeline for British Steel in the form of a Chinese buyout would have positive implications for its workers caught up in its defined benefit (DB) pension transfer scheme saga.
This week's top stories included TPT Retirement Solutions consolidating the £30m Hinckley and Rugby Building Society's defined benefit scheme, and Guy Opperman becoming the second-longest serving pensions minister.
British Steel financial adviser and former managing director of Active Wealth UK Darren Reynolds advised a group of people from the Trinity Mirror pension scheme to transfer out of their defined benefit (DB) pensions.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at the lessons that schemes can learn from the review of the British Steel Pension Scheme consultation experience.
Trustees lack expertise, time and resources to develop effective communications on technical pensions issues and need professional help, a major review of the British Steel saga has concluded.
Some 100,000 defined benefit (DB) transfers took place in the 2017/18 financial year, according to estimates by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has taken the right approach by naming and shaming schemes that fail to meet their obligations under auto-enrolment (AE), according to this week's Pensions Buzz survey.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes which breach their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator naming schemes and trustees for chair's statements failures, and coverage of the final day of the Box Clever case in the Upper Tribunal.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has urged the FCA to ban the use of contingent charging for pension transfer advice in its latest report into the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS).
Ensuring British Steel workers were well-equipped to make a decision on their future pension provision was "afforded insufficient priority", and the regulator now needs to review the process, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has said.
The Pensions Ombudsman is investigating a group of more than 150 complaints about transfer values from British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members.
More than 25,000 steelworkers did not return their 'options forms' and as a consequence will remain in the current British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) for now, to move into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) at the end of March.
A "special" evidence hearing will be held by the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) in order to probe "questionable approaches and unsuitable advice" given to British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members
The bridging pension anomaly faced by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will be removed under plans unveiled by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
This week's top stories included the revelation that the Communication Workers Union was planning to cut its pension provision, despite launching a ballot for industrial action against Royal Mail for similar plans.
A regulated apportionment arrangement (RAA) has been conducted for the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) after no appeals were lodged since it was agreed in principle last month.
Jonathan Stapleton looks at this summer's developments in pensions regulation, and asks what has happened to the August lull.
This week's top stories include estimates suggesting a 20% flat rate of tax relief could save the Treasury £13bn.
This week's top stories include coverage of the political party manifestos ahead of the snap general election, and Tata Steel nearing a deal for the British Steel Pension Scheme.