This week’s top stories include Punter Southall Aspire exiting the master trust market and Deloitte launching a consultation in plans to slash employer contributions for up to 12 months.
Deloitte has launched a consultation with employees in plans to slash employer pension contributions by nearly two-thirds for 12 months.
The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) has announced the appointment of three new trustees to its board.
KPMG’s pensions advisory business has relaunched following a £200m leveraged buyout that will see it rebrand as Isio.
Consolidation is ongoing in the pensions advisory world, with no signs of abating. Jonathan Stapleton asks whether now will be seen as the high point for pensions consulting.
Infrastructure is an asset class of increasing interest to schemes. In this roundtable, panellists discuss the investment, looking in particular at ESG issues and how they expect the asset class to develop
Panellists at an industry roundtable discuss their need for more clarity and balance from the regulator. James Phillips reports
The government's proposed framework could hamper good corporate deals, which could affect the sustainability of DB sponsoring employers, writes Stephanie Baxter
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
Despite the gloom around Brexit and all the challenges facing pensions, there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Top industry commentators tell Stephanie Baxter why there is cause for optimism
"Defective" company audits could mean millions of savers in pensions funds are "losing out", says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as it launches a probe of the audit sector.
The trustees of the Alps Electric Pension Scheme have concluded a £33m buyout of its liabilities with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The scrapping of Project Thor to save British Home Stores cannot be blamed on pension regulation, according to the watchdog's chief executive Lesley Titcomb.
Simon Kew and Mark Jenkins have been appointed to the London committee of the Pensions Management Institute (PMI).
Lesley Titcomb has suggested a number of measures which could enable The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to better help struggling defined benefit (DB) schemes to manage risks.
The Pensions Regulator chief executive has been recalled to provide further evidence to the parliamentary inquiry into British Home Stores.
The nominations are in and the longlist for Pensions Personality of the Year 2016 has been finalised.
Mercer has appointed Wayne Davidson as senior consultant in its investment advisory service as the firm looks to grow the business.
Trustees hold more power cards than before
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Why trustees really can't afford to ignore covenant
Pan Governance has been chosen to act as independent trustee of Deloitte's defined benefit (DB) master trust which was launched earlier this year.
Cai Rees has been made a director in SEI's institutional advice team in the EMEA region where he will advise large pension schemes.
Will Aitken has been appointed as head of Deloitte's defined contribution (DC) and employee benefits business.