The Sea Containers 1983 Pension Scheme has been fully insured in a bulk annuity deal completed by Aviva, almost a decade after receiving the regulator's first financial support direction (FSD).
The Border to Coast Pension Partnership has selected Northern Trust as to provide third-party administration and depositary services ahead of the looming April deadline for pooling.
Hymans Robertson has appointed Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist to grow its risk reduction offerings.
The newspaper publisher is offering a one-off upfront £41.2m cash payment and £29.2m deficit recovery plan for the Northern & Shell defined benefit (DB) schemes as part of its planned acquisition.
Frank field is a good thing for pensions and the government will make the necessary legislative changes to allow CDC, according to industry
The Association of Consulting Actuaries has proposed a 'national flexible ISA' and tax reform to improve intergenerational fairness. Kim Kaveh looks at how these would work
Tim Sharp says as the conclusion of the government's AE review approaches, we must start asking more fundamental questions about what sort of pensions system we are building
The Paradise Papers leak poses some interesting questions for scheme trustees, says Jonathan Stapleton
Margaret Snowdon says the industry must be more willing to err on the side of caution as the government's solutions will not stop scammers
Seven in 10 savers want the government to introduce mandatory contribution rates as many are confused about how much they need to save into their pension, according to a BlackRock survey.
David Harris says the UK still has much to do on pension reform and appears out of step with the global direction of DC.
Paul Masterton MP disagrees there is no affordability problem in DB schemes, and calls for a statutory override to allow trustees to switch to CPI
Rob Gardner says the government must make financial education compulsory in primary schools to transform the long-term savings behaviour of children.