Jonathan Stapleton wonders why we are so gloomy about pensions when the picture is not as bleak as is often portrayed
Nigel Peaple says the government should set a clear objective for tax relief as the first step in making the system work better for savers
Colin Meech says lack of clarity means workers and their employers don't know whether they're getting value for money or how investments are performing
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers
Hilary Salt says by blurring the line between what is legally required and what 'feels fair', we create uncertainty about what is and isn't allowed
Those retiring early are worse off each year compared to those retiring at the state pension age, but are the most comfortable when it comes to their financial situation, according to Prudential.
Stephanie Baxter says trustees should welcome the regulator's tougher line on excessive shareholder payouts
Peter Askins says it is important to communicate the role of trustee to members in a way they can understand
The government has pressed Melrose to make a series of binding commitments, including for pensions, over its hostile £8.4bn final takeover bid for GKN.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published for consultation its draft code of practice for authorising and supervising master trusts.
Sackers has appointed Paige Willis as an associate to boost the expansion of its London-based alternative funding and contingent asset practice.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether regulation is forcing a reduction in the number of lay trustees.
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The FCA and TPR have announced their joint strategy for tackling the key risks facing pensions in the next decade. Victoria Ticha explores the plan and the industry's initial reaction.
The closure of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) to future accrual means 20,000 active members will move to an 'enhanced' defined contribution (DC) scheme, after the company reached a deal with the union.
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Melrose has pledged to contribute up to £1bn to GKN's pension schemes as part of a final offer to acquire the engineering business.
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
Prudential has sold £12bn in annuity assets to reinsurance business Rothesay Life as part of its M&G demerger announced today.
P-Solve has been appointed as the investment advisor for Samworth Brothers' £450m defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Breaking the closed-loop thinking in pensions is possible if we can change our collective mind-set, according to David Blake and Matthew Syed