A number of smaller employers are planning to avoid auto-enrolment (AE) compliance citing the legislation as "designed solely to allow the government to steal more money".
Schemes are delaying de-risking plans and reviewing automatic triggers as sponsors increasingly believe gilt yields will rise in the short term, a senior actuary says.
Buck Consultants is consulting with its UK employees on closing its defined benefit final salary offering by the end of 2014, PP has learnt.
Jonathan Stapleton explores how the 1980s changed occupational schemes
Manchester Airports Group has appointed Buck Consultants to provide actuarial and investment consulting as well as administration services.
Buck Consultants has appointed Marcus Hurd as principal and senior consulting actuary in its defined benefit division.
Naomi Rainey looks at the debate on whether investment charges on DC funds represent value for money
Taha Lokhandwala looks at how investment strategies could change under AE
The trustee of the Britvic Northern Ireland pension plan has appointed Buck Consultants to provide complete pension services.
Actuaries claim public sector workers will gain from the abolition of contracting out but unions contend it could derail public sector scheme reform.
The pensions industry has welcomed the Department for Work and Pensions report ‘Reinvigorating workplace pensions', but highlighted that more work must be done.
Tees and Hartlepool Port Authority Pension Scheme has appointed Buck Consultants for actuarial and investment advice.
Defined benefit members are being left £2-3bn out of pocket every year as trustees and advisers fail to update the terms offered on tax-free lump sums at retirement.
Jack Jones examines the ideas that could form the bedrock of the government's ambitious plan to reinvigorate workplace pensions.
Buck Consultants has appointed Peter Quinton as head of annuity placement in a bid to grow its annuity business.
Buck Consultants has added its voice to those calling for minimum auto-enrolment contributions to be increased significantly.
Buck Global Investment Advisers UK has announced the appointment of Brian McCauley as senior investment consultant, following an expansion of the consultancy team.
Jack Jones reflects on calls to merge TPR and the FSA
Banks should be subject to the same level of scrutiny as the trustees of pension funds, a consultancy says.
Buck Consultants has appointed Kevin LeGrand to the newly created role of principal and head of pensions policy.
The industry has welcomed the code of conduct on enhanced transfer value exercises and pension increase exchanges, but questions remain over how it will impact take-up of offers.
Buck Consultants has appointed Colin Richardson as senior corporate consulting actuary.
Hannah Brenton uncovers the buzz behind total reward statements and sees more than just a fad.
Should DC reconsider its reliance on equities, asks Andrew Short