John Cridland has been appointed to lead an independent review of the State Pension age.
The government must address "artificially high deficit figures" and a potential "significant" hike in Pension Protection Fund levies, the CBI says.
After weeks of pre-Budget rumours, a cut to the annual allowance has emerged as the "strong favourite" to be announced by the Chancellor.
Solvency II requirements for defined benefit schemes will double the value of technical provisions required to fund liabilities, costing sponsors £500bn, employers warn.
Charges levied by the National Employment Savings Trust are too high and need to be reduced to fulfil its low cost obligations, the Confederation of British Industry says.
The Hutton Report has been welcomed by the industry, which claims it could increase pensions for the low paid, but left unions warning of industrial action.
The Confederation of British Industry has appointed Jim Bligh as head of employment and pensions policy.
Government plans to scrap the default retirement age are "not fit for purpose" and should be delayed by a year, the Confederation of British Industry says.
The coalition was right to heed warning about the potential impact of an annual allowance as low as £30,000, trade bodies say.