An industry group has been set up to help pension schemes equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) following last year's landmark ruling.
Support staff at Manchester University have overwhelmingly voted to take strike action over plans to reduce and close the defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Motoring giant Ford has agreed to offer members of its UK defined benefit (DB) scheme the right to partially transfer their pension.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must be given more targeted powers but maintain flexibility around defined benefit (DB) scheme funding, concludes a survey by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA).
In this week's Pensions Buzz, respondents warned schemes being required to offer partial transfers could lead to too many administrative burdens
Jonathan Stapleton says while the new rules will ensure master trusts are well run and have good systems, they won't necessarily ensure members are in the best schemes
Smaller FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes were nearly 15 percentage points less well-funded than larger schemes in 2017, according to a Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) analysis.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.