Communications platform Knowa is offering trustee boards and professional trustees free access to its online collaborative tools amid the growing impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the rising number of staff working remotely.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has cancelled a planned rise to the general levy amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has issued special guidance for administrators as they grapple with the Covid-19 crisis.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is “pulling out all the stops” to help struggling employers during the Covid-19 crisis, although latest guidance may put trustees in a “challenging” position, the industry says.
Any weakening of the sponsor covenant arising from the Covid-19 crisis is likely to have the most challenging impact for pension schemes, according to March's Pensions Buzz respondents.
In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that DC schemes have the right processes in place for governance, communications, and administration. Rona Train looks at what you need to be checking for.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees should be open to employer requests to reduce or suspend deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) if there is a good reason to do so, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has temporarily relaxed the timeframe for schemes which need to report late payments from employers for workplace pension schemes.
Susannah Young looks at how pension schemes should be reacting to impact of the coronavirus crisis on investment-related considerations and discusses steps trustees can take.
Furloughed workers will continue to receive pension contributions under the government’s coronavirus job retention scheme, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed.
The Bank of England has maintained the historic low 0.1% base rate and predicted a gloomy economic outlook for the UK in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pension professionals show us their new 'work colleagues' as their turn their homes into offices.
The fall in pricing of credit assets due to Covid-19 has made bulk annuities more affordable for schemes with significant gilt holdings, according to XPS Pensions.
DLA Piper has set out a list of key issues for occupational pension scheme trustees and sponsors to consider in light on the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The continuation of pension deficit contributions is unattainable during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mercer has told The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
As the Covid-19 crisis sees employers seeking changes or suspensions to deficit contributions, Richard Knight looks at how schemes should respond to such requests.
While market conditions may have put a dent in your de-risking plans, there is still plenty of preparation you can do and opportunities to take advantage of, says Michael Abramson.
The Pensions Regulator has published updated guidance for those it regulates and has also suspended all its regulatory initiatives.
Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has urged companies to restrict executive pay in response to the coronavirus crisis.
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Holly Roach looks at the contingency plans activated by key pensions administrators to ensure business continuity.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must adopt a “pragmatic” approach to the 15% of UK schemes that have valuation dates within the next three weeks, Aon has said.
As the UK's workforce works from home, Andy Lewis looks at how the pensions industry can respond together to Covid-19.
Tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us to use them, and the climate could benefit, says Simon Webber.