Despite an anticipated delay in the Pension Schemes Bill being debated in the House of Commons, Guy Opperman has confirmed he fully expects it to be law by the end of 2020.
Amendments to the Pension Schemes Bill passed by peers in the House of Lords last night will see a wide-ranging suite of reforms for the pensions industry draw another step closer.
The House of Lords has called for pension schemes to align their portfolios with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement.
This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator’s announcement of new measures around the appointment of professional trustees, and the £3bn Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund completing a £1.6bn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation.
This week’s top stories included Lloyds agreeing a £10bn longevity swap with Pacific Life Re for three of its pension schemes, and the Co-operative Pension Scheme completing a £1bn buy-in with Aviva.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has welcomed the reintroduction of the pension schemes bill, after the government reaffirmed the details in the reopening of parliament this week.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has welcomed the government’s latest update on the details of the pension schemes bill.
Mid-life support for employees can be a win-win scenario for both employees and employers, according to the Centre for Ageing Better.
Mid-life MOTs are in danger of "missing those most in need of support", the government has been warned following a review of intergenerational fairness.
The UK Statistics Authority's (UKSA) "refusal" to fix a long-standing error in the retail prices index (RPI) is "untenable" and demonstrates a need to commit to one measure of inflation.
Some 20 master trusts will not apply for authorisation with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) by the 1 October deadline to operate in the market, Baroness Peta Buscombe has said.
The bill creating a new single financial guidance body and introducing provisions for a ban on pension cold-calling has received Royal Assent today.
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Coverage of the growth of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) deficit is 'scaremongering', former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has told the House of Lords.
Planned regulations for master trusts may now include a requirement for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to introduce a "funder of last resort".
As the Pension Schemes Bill contains measures to beef up master trust regulation Helen Morrissey asks how the industry can support this market.
The long awaited Pension Schemes Bill to boost master trust regulation has been published. Michael Klimes looks at what it means for providers and the regulator
The "almost total takeover" of pension policy by the Treasury has been described as "profoundly concerning" by Royal London director of policy Steve Webb.
Protections must be included in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) reforms to prevent the Treasury from influencing the pools' investment decisions, according to a Lords' debate.
George Osborne has been having a big say in pensions policy since Budget 2014. Owain Thomas explains that this could be set for a further five years.
The industry believes putting members on the boards of all schemes would improve governance, but says they must be given enough time off and qualifications should be mandatory.
Pensions minister Ros Altmann's maiden speech to the House of Lords on proposed reforms to state and private pension systems
The government will not establish a cap on drawdown charges unless it is needed says Lord David Freud.
Lord Keith Bradley has been made shadow pensions spokesman by Labour.