Three accounting bodies have published specific Covid-19 guidance for the compilation of pension scheme accounts, recognising that “it can’t be business as usual”.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is aiming to raise £1m from its voluntary levy on pension schemes for the 2020/21 financial year, according to its draft annual budget.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a revised stewardship code – significantly raising its expectations on how money is invested.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched a monitoring scheme in a bid to improve the effectiveness of actuarial regulation and promote ongoing improvement across the profession.
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) allegedly obstructed a whistleblower as she tried to discover the true value of the deficit in its defined benefit (DB) section, according to reports.
The government has launched a consultation on scrapping the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) following two separate reviews.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on a new stewardship code that sets higher expectations for investor stewardship policy and practice.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) should be abolished and audit and advisory businesses should be split into separate entities to improve the sector for both savers and investors, two reports published today say.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a code for the corporate governance of large private companies in a bid to help them meet incoming legal requirements.
This week's top stories included KPMG facing a disciplinary tribunal over its work in the Silentnight pensions case, and a proposal for simplified defined benefit structures
KPMG and partner David Costley-Wood have been accused of deliberately providing untrue, misleading or materially incomplete pensions information during the Silentnight saga.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field will continue his probe of former BHS owner Sir Philip Green as he prepares to meet Insolvency Service chief executive Sarah Albon later this month.
FTSE 350 companies are failing to disclose to stakeholders a range of important data about their defined benefit (DB) obligations, a Lincoln Pensions study finds.
This week's top stories included coverage of the Treasury Committee's report on household finances, which outlined a series of proposed incremental changes.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has found weaknesses in nearly half of the audit work relating to pension valuations and disclosures it inspected over the past financial year.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has unveiled the 2018 version of its UK corporate governance code, setting out how it believes companies should approach relationships with shareholders, including pension schemes.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has named Mike Suffield as acting executive director of audit and actuarial regulation.
A damning report on the pre-sale audit of BHS is set to be published after the High Court last week refused to meet Sir Philip Green's wish to gag the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking three pension funds to join a new investor advisory group to aid its understanding of key areas of concerns and risks.
This week's top stories included reports that chancellor Philip Hammond is considering cutting higher-rate tax relief in the Autumn Budget, while the Court of Appeal ruled IBM had the right to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has extended the scope of its investigation into the conduct of individuals who oversaw the three Coats Group defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Michael Klimes finds assumptions that use annuities to underpin DC projections may need to be re-examined in light of Freedom and Choice
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced it will review the Corporate Governance Code, days after MPs called for reforms to protect pension fund members after the BHS collapse.