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.
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
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.
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.
With schemes facing more administration tasks than ever, it is important the industry attracts new talent to help with potential capacity problems, says Kim Gubler.
Defined contribution (DC) savers should not have their choices limited when it comes to savings plans and retirement decisions, a majority of this week’s 93 Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The cross-industry GMP Equalisation Working Group has published guidance outlining methods schemes could use to equalise for the sex based inequalities of GMPs.
This week's top stories included the GMP Equalisation Working Group publishing a call to action to help schemes begin the process.
The industry-wide GMP equalisation group has created five sub-committees to each work on a key component of the guidance. Holly Roach reports
This week's top stories included the Financial Conduct Authority announcing it would carry out further investigations on defined benefit transfers.
Many schemes are still sitting on their laurels despite the High Court judgment on equalising GMPs being handed down five months ago. Holly Roach explores how much progress has been made.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has formed a working group to help schemes consider the pension tax issues arising from the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation process.
The cost of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) has been revised down by around £7bn, nearly half that of an initial £15bn estimate.
A groundhog year kicks off as many of 2018's biggest court cases return on appeal. James Phillips rounds up what trustees should keep an eye on.
Smaller schemes should be given more time to prepare data for the pensions dashboard while larger counterparts should be brought on earlier, this week's Pensions Buzz respondents say.
This week's top stories included a Freedom of Information request revealing more than 100,000 savers could face six-figure tax bills as a result of GMP equalisation.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.
The cost of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) will be less than 1% of total scheme liabilities for over half of all schemes, XPS Pensions has found.
Panellists at a PP webinar discuss October's High Court judgment on GMP equalisation, how schemes have responded, what their strategies should be, and how the industry can approach it.
The equalisation of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) is at least two years away from being completed, and could take longer than four years for some schemes, a poll has found.
Transport company Stagecoach has estimated it will need to pay £24.2m to equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) for members of its defined benefit (DB) scheme.
Insurers are set to face a "flood of requests" from pension schemes for buy-in contracts to be restructured to allow for guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation, Aon warns.
Plastics manufacturer Carclo has missed yet another dividend as it continues to battle its defined benefit (DB) pension funding shortfall.