The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
The Border to Coast Pension Partnership has selected Northern Trust as to provide third-party administration and depositary services ahead of the looming April deadline for pooling.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
A new law allowing co-habiting couples to register as civil partners could add billions to the liabilities of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.
The newspaper publisher is offering a one-off upfront £41.2m cash payment and £29.2m deficit recovery plan for the Northern & Shell defined benefit (DB) schemes as part of its planned acquisition.
Frank field is a good thing for pensions and the government will make the necessary legislative changes to allow CDC, according to industry
Margaret Snowdon says this ground-breaking technology has potential to reach all areas of pensions, and could help combat cyber-crime and scams
The Association of Consulting Actuaries has proposed a 'national flexible ISA' and tax reform to improve intergenerational fairness. Kim Kaveh looks at how these would work
Henry Tapper says as the initial euphoria of 'never having to buy an annuity again' wears off, the prospect of freedoms becomes less appealing
The government says it plans to clarify legislation around consideration of broader long-term financial risks, and schemes' ability to consider members' non-financial or ethical concerns.
Steve Webb says a Resolution Foundation report offers a surprisingly positive outlook for incomes of future pensioners, but warns we are not out of the woods yet
Dan Brocklebank says the FCA's proposed solution to address conflicts of interests at asset managers does not go far enough
Seven in 10 savers want the government to introduce mandatory contribution rates as many are confused about how much they need to save into their pension, according to a BlackRock survey.
Paul Masterton MP disagrees there is no affordability problem in DB schemes, and calls for a statutory override to allow trustees to switch to CPI
Saker Nusseibeh sets out five main lessons from the 2007 crash but questions whether we have learned from them
Rob Gardner says the government must make financial education compulsory in primary schools to transform the long-term savings behaviour of children.
Political uncertainty following the shock election result will lead to more volatility in the pound which could feed inflation, according to investment experts.
Labour peer Lord Hutton has said there is nothing positive to say about his party's manifesto, which makes a "delusional" pledge to freeze increases in the state pension age.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we want to know what single area of pensions a new government should tackle, and if we need another pensions commission to produce long-term policy.