This week's top stories included warnings that defined benefit (DB) transfers could become more difficult for trustees to process after regulatory register changes.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will not conduct any further investigation into Johnston Press after its defined benefit (DB) scheme was pushed into Pension Protection Fund (PPF) assessment last year.
This week's top stories included the Department for Work and Pensions issuing two separate consultations on the pensions dashboard and defined benefit consolidation.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has pressed The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to promptly announce if it will take any action on Johnston Press.
This week's top stories included KPMG facing a disciplinary tribunal over its work in the Silentnight pensions case, and a proposal for simplified defined benefit structures
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are probing the sale of Johnston Press as concerns are raised over the impact on the publishing house's pension fund.
Around 5,000 members of the Johnston Press Pension Plan are expected to enter the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) following a pre-pack administration (PPA) by its sponsor.
Newspaper publisher Johnston Press is pushing on with hopes to detach itself from its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme as it launched a search for a buyer.
Publishing house Johnston Press is seeking a regulated apportionment agreement (RAA) to detach its pension scheme ahead of a company-wide restructure, according to reports.
Johnston Press has asked the trustees of its defined benefit (DB) plan to support a bid to overhaul the business due to pressure from heavy debts and declines in print sales.
A Scottish court has ruled four schemes were validly amended for Barber equalisation in spite of lack of documentation. Stephanie Baxter asks if it could lead to less pedantic judgements south of the border.
Mortality studies are increasingly seen as a method for trustees and companies to better understand scheme membership life expectancy. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores how this can help companies make better financial decisions.
Johnston Press has revealed how it cut its pension liabilities by £53m through a medically underwritten study to review assumed life expectancy of its members.