Pensions are too complicated a topic for political parties to discuss in any detail on the general election campaign trail, a majority of this week’s 110 Pensions Buzz respondents said.
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.
BT has lost a Court of Appeal attempt to swap one section of its defined benefit (DB) pension schemes from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI).
The Barnardo's pension scheme has been denied permission to switch the inflationary index it uses for uprating pension benefits in a unanimous judgment from the Supreme Court.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Malcolm McLean says the green-tinged white paper raised almost as many questions as answers and we are still far from knowing the exact direction of government policy
A number of pension issues will be battled out in the courts over the course of this year. James Phillips rounds up the cases to watch out for and the potential consequences for the industry
This week's top stories include The Pensions Regulator fining a Now Pensions trustee £70,000, and BT appealing a court ruling over its RPI to CPI indexation swap.
BT will appeal last month's High Court ruling which barred it from swapping the inflation indexation used for one section of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
The Treasury select committee has told the government it must stop using the Retail Prices Index (RPI) for "any indexation purpose where legally possible".
BT has been barred from swapping the indexation of the third section of the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS).
Esther McVey must ensure current pension projects are not neglected and continue the success of auto-enrolment (AE) as a priority, industry commentators say.
Steve Webb says a Resolution Foundation report offers a surprisingly positive outlook for incomes of future pensioners, but warns we are not out of the woods yet
The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO) has backed the Halcrow Pension Scheme (HPS) trustees after they reduced the level of indexation for transferred-in benefits when members were transferred to another scheme.
While the government moots allowing schemes to swap indices when rules are rigid, James Phillips explores whether a new index could end the debate
This week's top stories included coverage of the DWP's much-anticipated green paper on defined benefit (DB) regulation, and ARC Pensions Law's plans to open a Leeds office.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed ways to improve the defined benefit (DB) system in its long-awaited consultation paper.
There could be a case to suspend indexation for schemes which are underfunded and where sponsors are in stress, the government has said.
PP research finds readers have concerns about how a master trust lifeboat fund would be funded.
Richard Harrington has said he has no objection to giving trustees the right to change indexation in rare cases, as long as members are protected against higher living costs.