The government has launched a consultation seeking views on its proposals on how it will continue to provide full indexation of public service pensions, including any GMP element.
Pension scheme members could be owed as much as £25,000 in back payments from GMP equalisation, according to research by XPS Pensions.
Alan Casey sets out how schemes can use HMRC GMP listings even where they are riddled with errors
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has updated its tax guidance for GMP equalisation, detailing how pension schemes can resume paying lump sum benefits to members without adverse tax consequences.
The GMP Equalisation Working Group (GMPEWG) has published guidance on the key data aspects involved in equalising for the sex based inequalities of GMPs.
Rebecca Morgan looks at the data issues surrounding transfers out and GMP equalisation
With bulk annuity markets becoming increasingly busy before Covid-19, James Geer looks at what steps trustees can take to improve their chances of transacting.
There are many reasons why trustees may need to complete a benefit rectification exercise. Faye Jarvis explores the key considerations in these instances.
30 years after the infamous Barber judgment, Tom Yorath looks at how the GMP equalisation problem has progressed against advances in technology
While HMRC guidance on GMP equalisation contains both good and bad news for schemes, it does allow them to get going on the process, says John Wilson.
HM Revenue and Customs has extended the deadline for the issue of final reconciliation data cuts due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The reconciliation and rectification sub-committee of the Guaranteed Minimum Pension Equalisation Working Group (GMPEWG) has published guidance on when to rectify for the effects of equalisation.
Mark Smith looks at the next instalment of the Lloyds Bank's GMP equalisation court hearing, and what it could entail for pension transfers.
Willis Towers Watson's GB head of retirement speaks to James Phillips about changing DB regulation, trustee power, and a refocus on DC
The pensions industry still has a number of questions following the publication of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) guidance on tax issues covering GMP equalisation.
The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has confirmed its 2020/2021 levy rules and revealed they remain stable and broadly unchained from the previous levy year, expecting an 8% rise in collection.
The lack of clarity from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation is “no excuse” for stalling implementation, says Aon.
Interest around DB consolidators is high but there remains regulatory uncertainty around their future. Lesley Carline looks at what the future might hold for this section of the market.
This week's 88 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed that defined contribution (DC) master trusts have set a good example for other types of DC schemes during the authorisation process.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it will publish its long-awaited tax guidance specific to guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation in December.
One year on from the landmark ruling on GMP equalisation, Holly Roach looks at how far the industry has come and what remains for schemes to do.
Most of this week's 94 Pensions Buzz respondents agreed the bill is good for pensions if it gets through parliament.