Guy Opperman has now served as pensions and financial inclusion minister for 1,000 days in a tenure marked by myriad major changes to the pensions landscape.
The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
The pension schemes bill has passed its second reading in the House of Lords, despite questions over the breadth of government powers.
The general election showed an increasing focus on collective over individual interests. CDC could fit right in, says Hilary Salt.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will offer members and employers a more satisfactory balance between affordability and security if they can meet both parties’ needs, according to Unbiased.
The industry is urging the government to prioritise combatting pension scams in 2020, according to research by the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP).
The pension schemes bill is set to boost income and protection for pension scheme members, says Guy Opperman, making 2020 a pivotal year for retirement savings.
All of the major political parties have now unveiled their policies on pensions ahead of the general election. Professional Pensions looks at what they have promised.
The pension schemes bill will face yet another delay as the UK seems set to have its third general election in five years on 12 December.
With a raft of changes mapped out for the industry, pensions minister Guy Opperman says reforms will place customers at their core.
The pensions schemes bill will digitalise pensions and provide savers with greater confidence for retirement, Guy Opperman has said.
With the spectre of Brexit looming over parliament, Jonathan Stapleton has some scepticism that the pension schemes bill will be enacted any time soon.
A pension schemes bill is set to be laid in parliament in the coming weeks after the government announced a wide-ranging suite of reforms in the Queen’s Speech today.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has called for five key policy measures to be included in the upcoming pensions bill.
Boris Johnson's government will deliver its first Queen's Speech on 14 October, the prime minister has announced.
Professional Pensions is holding its defined contribution (DC) conference on 4 September.
People retiring in the UK will on average outlive their pension savings by 10 years, according to research by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is sometimes right to vote against company voluntary agreement (CVA) proposals.
Last month, a roundtable looked at the future of CDC and whether master trusts are well-placed to provide such an arrangement. Kim Kaveh reports
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents have decidedly rejected former energy and climate change secretary Sir Ed Davey's argument that schemes should divest from fossil fuel intensive companies.
The Royal Mail Defined Benefit Cash Balance Scheme (DBCBS) has ended its first full-year with a £9m actuarial surplus, the company says.
A minority (13%) of trustees and corporate sponsors predict their organisation is "likely" or "very likely" to adopt a collective defined contribution (CDC) scheme by 2025, Willis Towers Watson finds.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) savers should be allowed to access pension freedoms when the scheme is rolled out, last week's Pensions Buzz respondents said.
This week's top stories were the DWP giving the green light to CDC and TPR granting extensions for 11 master trust authorisation applications.