The Marie Curie defined benefit (DB) scheme has entered into a circa £30m full scheme buy-in agreement with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society.
Law Debenture has acquired the company secretarial business (CSS) of Konexo from Eversheds Sutherland for a cash payment of £20m.
The BHS Senior Management Scheme has agreed a £2.5m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G) Assurance Society, securing benefits outside of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
The Department for Work and Pensions is to make it mandatory for auto-enrolment defined contribution (DC) schemes to use simpler annual statements.
The Siemens Benefits Scheme has agreed a £530m buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring the benefits of more than 2,300 pensioner members.
The ICI Pension Fund has completed its ninth buy-in with Legal & General (L&G), insuring a further £70m of benefits and bringing total insured benefits with L&G to around £5.8bn.
The LV= Employee Pension Scheme has agreed a buy-in of around £800m with Phoenix Life after converting an existing longevity swap.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has published a drafting template to help defined contribution (DC) scheme trustees produce their annual chair’s statements.
The government must now bow to pressure and allow providers to choose whether to send standardised, simpler pension statements, says Baroness Ros Altmann.
Pension scheme trustees should actively engage financial advisers if members are looking to transfer out of their defined benefit arrangements and washing their hands of the process does not eliminate risk, a study has found.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation setting out proposals for the adoption and launch of simpler annual benefit statements. Holly Roach reports
The story of BHS is one of both outrage and happy endings. James Phillips speaks to trustee chairman Chris Martin and his advisers about the scheme's endgame journey
The government's latest draft no-deal Brexit regulations outline the end of the cross-border regime, but offer no guarantee of protection for members. James Phillips reports.
Defined benefit (DB) consolidator Clara has named its four inaugural providers for legal, actuarial and secretariat advice.
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 British Airways sponsored Airways Pension Scheme (APS) has completed a £4.4bn pensioner bulk annuity buy-in with Legal & General.
Legal & General (L&G) has entered the small scheme longevity insurance market after completing a £300m longevity swap with a pension fund.
Approximately 9,000 members who transferred to the BHS2 Pension Scheme last year have had their benefits fully insured through a buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC).
The trustees of the Littlewoods Pensions Scheme have agreed an £880m pensioner buy-in with Scottish Widows.
The Brexit deal on the Irish border is heavily vested in trade and security needs, but it also poses problems for cross-border scheme members, James Phillips writes.
The pensions and financial inclusion minister has rejected suggestions that the government is dominated by Brexit discussions and has no time to deal with pensions issues.
Employers which pay just lip service to their auto-enrolment (AE) duties risk being sued if members fail to receive good outcomes, according to Royal London and Eversheds Sutherland.
Steven Hull and Adam Cohen look at what the UK can learn from the US approach to defined contribution pensions
James Phillips explores how the upcoming judgement in the multi-stranded British Airways case could impact the sector