The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says it may have made mistakes but faces complex decisions to balance member and employer interests.
Baroness Ros Altmann says more DB trustees should seek independent forensic analysis on the sponsor's business and financial position
The regulator has come under significant criticism in the wake of the Carillion affair. Sir Steve Webb asks if the flak it is getting is fair?
A "tentative and apologetic approach is ingrained" at The Pensions Regulator (TPR) but its leadership is not equipped to make the cultural change required for more effective oversight, MPs have said in a letter to the regulator.
The Labour party will hold an independent review of financial services regulatory bodies in the wake of the collapse of construction giant Carillion.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we asked if, following the announcement that Smart Pension and Legal and General are developing the first default retirement pathway combining annuities and drawdown, other providers should follow suit.
This week's top stories include Prudential slashing the size of its corporate defined contribution business, and National Grid's £2bn longevity swap with Zurich.
Handing the pensions watchdog extra powers will not be enough without a significant overhaul of its culture and reputation, according to a damning report. Stephanie Baxter considers the criticisms
Patrick Bloomfield says the regulator is being more vocal about its view of what 'fair treatment' means, with the threat of using its powers to intervene
Jack Dromey MP says the government had an opportunity to properly tackle the widespread problems facing DB schemes
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
The pensions watchdog has been through some testing times and is making significant changes to the way it regulates. Speaking to Stephanie Baxter, Mark Boyle takes stock and looks to the future
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
John Gray says we should think about investing more locally, but there are a number of serious practical investment problems to overcome
Breaking the closed-loop thinking in pensions is possible if we can change our collective mind-set, according to David Blake and Matthew Syed
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed it has had a total of 24 meetings with Carillion, and 45 meetings with the trustees since 2008.
High profile corporate failures such as Carillion have left schemes facing significant losses. Andrew Palmer looks at how to avoid such issues in future.
With the AGM season just around the corner, Victoria Ticha looks at what we can learn following the recent collapse of the construction giant
This week's top stories included a Pensions Institute report suggesting the aviation industry's practice of constantly evaluating mistakes should be applied to defined benefit pensions.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is seeking "improved" powers to set a schedule of contributions in defined benefit (DB) schemes in the government's upcoming white paper, it has revealed.
One of the curiosities of Carillion's failure was how shareholders in the firm seemingly failed to notice the firm's demise.
The directors of collapsed construction giant Carillion were "contemptuous" of funding their defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, and "refused to give an inch", Frank Field has alleged.
Richard Butcher says we need proper debate about proposed DB solutions to avoid rushed and ill-thought-out legislation
Research by Hymans Robertson predicts existing options could shrink the DB universe by four-fifths in 25 years' time. Stephanie Baxter explores its predictions