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.
In her final editor's comment Helen Morrissey says the one constant in pensions has been change.
The aggregate deficit of defined benefit plans (DB) fell by £15.5bn over last month to £226.5bn according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Helen Morrissey gauges industry reaction to TPR's investment guidelines for defined benefit schemes
Conditional and common data scores will have to be included in scheme returns from next year. Michael Klimes looks at what trustees need to do and if TPR's requirement goes far enough
Richard Wiscombe has been appointed as a trustee support manager by Capital Cranfield as it continues to see demand for its services.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is consulting on changing its definition of professional trustees and is also reviewing its penalty policies for breach of duties.
Vince Childers thinks DC schemes should take a look at real assets.