In a hard-hitting interview with Stephanie Baxter, the former chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees explains why he thinks a blame culture and too much red tape are damaging pensions and why he feels regulators are getting it wrong.
FTSE 350 companies are failing to disclose to stakeholders a range of important data about their defined benefit (DB) obligations, a Lincoln Pensions study finds.
Lesley Browning doubts whether some, or indeed any, of the proposed powers for TPR would have prevented collapses like BHS and Carillion.
Robin Ellison says regulators should rethink their ambitions, as some things cannot and shouldn't be regulated
The Pension Protection Fund is meeting the challenges of a fast growing member base by insourcing services and adopting new technologies. Stephanie Baxter speaks to chief customer officer Sara Protheroe
The Pension Protection Fund has seen its funding level improve by 1.2 percentage points, after enjoying above target returns in a year when it took on pension schemes of big corporates like Carillion.
Martin Hunter says while new TPR powers will increase the burden on all DB employers, it isn't all doom and gloom
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.