Nimble footwork enables small schemes to compete with the big boys in the buyout market, says Stephanie Hawthorne.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has received more than 100 allegations of employers inducing their employees to opt out of pensions in the last three years, it has revealed.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation to clarify how the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) should treat transferred-in defined benefit (DB) entitlements when calculating compensation.
The industry has welcomed The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) revised definition of professional trustee, but has warned all trustees to be aware of the updated monetary penalty policy.
Michael Klimes asks if guidance which recommends scheme deeds and rules be consolidated into one document at least every five years, should be a regulatory requirement.
Michael Klimes examines how a gap in scheme data could shape the development of the dashboard.
The regulator has bared its teeth in two court cases involving failure to hand over information vital for its investigations, resulting in its first convictions. Stephanie Baxter asks if it suggests a shift in attitude
Staff in the 'gig economy' have received a new boost in their case for workers' rights, including pensions, following a landmark ruling against Pimlico Plumbers.
An employment tribunal case about age discrimination against younger firefighters raises questions about intergenerational fairness in pensions, writes Michael Klimes
PP Online looks back at a very busy year for pensions. Here's what happened between July and September.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has further delayed the implementation of rules on value-added tax (VAT) reclaims for defined benefit (DB) schemes until December 2017.
A Lloyds Bank union is taking legal action to close the pay gap between men and women who took out guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs).
The Halcrow Pensioners' Association (HPA) has withdrawn its Upper Tribunal challenge of the Halcrow Pension Scheme restructuring after facing the threat of spiralling legal costs.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said there is no legal basis for the Halcrow Pensioners' Association (HPA) to challenge the proposed restructuring of the scheme in the Upper Tribunal.
Lawyers acting on behalf of Halcrow Pensioners' Association (HPA) are disputing a proposed regulated apportionment arrangement (RAA) for the engineering company's defined benefit (DB) scheme.
Cases such as BHS are making the regulator consider its enforcement tools. Michael Klimes investigates
The BHS case has raised questions about the powers of trustees to hold sponsors to account. Michael Klimes looks at whether they should have more control
Expected changes to the PPF compensation cap to give increased benefits to those with more than 20 years’ service have been delayed. Helen Morrissey reports.
Royal London has lost the right to block a suspected pension liberations transfer in a landmark ruling at the High Court, which could have far-reaching consequences across the industry.
PP looks at industry responses to the draft DC code
The draft defined contribution (DC) code is not suitable for all types of schemes and lacks clarity on trustees' responsibilities, according to responses to the regulator's consultation.
Penny Cogher looks at the likelihood of an increase to the Pension Protection Fund compensation cap
More people are on track with saving for retirement than at any point in the last two years, but the vast majority are still not putting away enough, research finds.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been criticised for spending more than £8.5m on a campaign to promote awareness of auto-enrolment.