The UK's 5,600 defined benefit (DB) schemes saw their funding positions improve by one percentage point over the course of November, according to JLT Employee Benefits.
Trustees should not suspend DB to DC pension transfer activity following the recent GMP equalisation ruling, say this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
The government should introduce legislation to allow for defined benefit (DB) scheme rights to be simplified, say this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Alan Rubenstein and Marc Hommel are stepping down from their positions as chief executive and head of origination at The Pension Superfund, just six months after its launch.
The closure of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) to future accrual means 20,000 active members will move to an 'enhanced' defined contribution (DC) scheme, after the company reached a deal with the union.
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
An agreement has been reached between Universities UK (UUK) and the University and College Union (UCU) to more talks in an attempt to end strike action over controversial pensions changes.
A month of strikes are due to hit 64 universities from tomorrow over major reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have agreed in principal to work towards introducing a collective defined contribution (CDC) scheme for all employees.
More than 25,000 steelworkers did not return their 'options forms' and as a consequence will remain in the current British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) for now, to move into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) at the end of March.
"We must do something, this is something, therefore we must do this," is the politician's fallacy famously expounded by Sir Humphrey Appleby in the BBC sitcom Yes, Prime Minister.
Industry believes regulator should have tighter control over concerning DB transfers to protect scheme members.
Respondents say dividend clearance regime for firms with pension deficits is a bad idea.
Henry Tapper says as the initial euphoria of 'never having to buy an annuity again' wears off, the prospect of freedoms becomes less appealing
Malcolm McLean says we must look hard at the delivery of the pension freedoms and ensure consumer protection is as good as it can be
Actuaries and investment consultants that fail to take account of climate risk in their work and advice face increasing risks of legal liability and regulatory action, according to ClientEarth.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the merits of collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes, and the potential role they could play in saving for retirement.
This week we want to know if the UK is facing a crisis in the retirement income market and whether government concern about a rushed cold calling ban is valid.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has launched a consultation with Universities UK (UUK) on proposed assumptions for its 2017 valuation.
This week we want to know if DB members should have a limited legal right to do a partial transfer and whether there has been enough innovation in the drawdown fund market since April 2015.
RPMI Railpen, which manages the £25bn Railways Pension Scheme, has adopted a performance attribution solution to help it monitor and improve its investment process.
Most respondents slam the idea and say all ministerial jobs should be mindful of intergenerational issues.
The industry is at risk of being side-tracked by short-term funding data and high-profile defined benefit (DB) failures, the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) chief executive has warned.
Frank Field is pressing Sir Philip Green to publish undisclosed details about the settlement he reached with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on British Home Stores (BHS) at the end of February.