Pension scheme trustees could find themselves with a better seat at the table during a corporate restructuring under government proposals presented to parliament last week.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has launched an advisory panel to support trustees of schemes whose sponsoring employer is stressed or distressed.
With great power comes great responsibility, Vassos Vassou says, as he welcomes the Pension Schemes Bill’s drive to improve adviser accountability.
The Pensions Management Institute has produced an industry guide to Covid-19.
While HMRC guidance on GMP equalisation contains both good and bad news for schemes, it does allow them to get going on the process, says John Wilson.
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to eight senior professional trustees about accreditation, diversity and the issues they face in their roles.
This week’s top stories included further calls for reforms of the pension freedoms, and prevailing uncertainty over cuts to tax relief on pension contributions.
The launch of two accreditation regimes for professional trustees into the industry at the same time is both unnecessary and confusing, says Dalriada Trustees.
The UK will leave the EU on 31 January, Professional Pensions’ expert advisory panel tells James Phillips what pension schemes should now be thinking about.
Schemes must use January to both reflect on 2019 and plan for 2020, says Vassos Vassou.
As pension schemes grapple with new fiduciary management and investment consulting rules, Charlotte Moore asks what trustees need to do
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union
More women are working in the industry but there is still a way to go, particularly at the senior level. In this roundtable, panellists discuss how to achieve a better gender balance
An insurance company director has been banned from company directorships after failing to keep adequate records and provide scheme members with up-to-date information.
PP speaks to Dalriada Trustees' Hugh Nolan about his views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets.
RSM has unveiled its annual scheme survey, revealing the actions trustees are taking to protect members from fraud. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
Six people have been questioned by police as part of a joint operation with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) investigating a suspected pension fraud.
As the volume of transfer value requests grows, trustees must decide whether to take a minimalist or proactive approach with members. James Phillips explores the pros and cons.
The Insolvency Service has disqualified four directors of trustee firms from running companies for a total of 34 years following an investigation.
Richard Favier thinks fears of a funding crisis in DB schemes are overblown but says, if he is wrong, a 'Super PPF' could well be one of the solutions considered by policymakers.
Richard Favier says the process for regulated apportionment agreements is complex, lengthy, expensive, but there is a solution
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach
Richard Favier says extending the 12-month period would result in a lot of companies seeking to pass their pension debts to the PPF
Jo Harris has been appointed as a trustee representative at Dalriada Trustees in its Leeds office, which opened this week.