The equalisation of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) is at least two years away from being completed, and could take longer than four years for some schemes, a poll has found.
Despite the gloom around Brexit and all the challenges facing pensions, there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Top industry commentators tell Stephanie Baxter why there is cause for optimism
Paul McGlone sets out what he believes will be the biggest themes for pensions in the New Year.
Legislation allowing opposite-sex couples to register as civil partners is unlikely to have a significant impact on pension scheme liabilities, industry experts say.
The regulator has published a guidance paper on cyber security, advising trustees on how they should go about minimising risks faced by pension schemes. Victoria Ticha looks at the details
Paul McGlone will take over from Hugh Nolan as the next president of the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) on 1 June, the trade body has announced.
Outgoing president Hugh Nolan and incoming president Paul McGlone speak to Jonathan Stapleton about key industry challenges and the future of the SPP
Paul McGlone says the challenges of cyber risk and GDPR are leading trustees to ask how they are protected if something goes wrong - but the answers are not always simple
Over half of pension professionals believe the 'gilts plus' valuation method is unhelpful in the current economic environment, according to Aon Hewitt research.
Trustees feel overloaded and need better support to make more timely decisions, research from Aon Hewitt has revealed.
Natasha Browne explores the issues trustees face
FTSE350 companies' defined benefit (DB) deficits fell as bond yields rose on hints of an end to quantitative easing (QE), research from Mercer shows.
Do providers offer value for money? Jonathan Stapleton passes judgment
Professional Pensions will put the actuarial, consultancy and administration sectors ‘on trial' at the Pensions and Benefits Show 2013.
Trustees hoping to secure a buyout must develop a contingency plan as the bulk annuities market could struggle to meet growing demand says a consultant.
Aon Hewitt has launched a free online service to help trustees assess whether their scheme is prepared to move to a buy-in or buyout.
Webb vs Industry on discount rates: Michael Bow reports
Schemes are being asked to pay a prohibitive premium to hedge against Consumer Prices Index or Limited Price Index inflation, delegates at the PP Risk Reduction Forum heard.
UK schemes could release up to £200bn currently invested in gilts to match their liabilities more closely with a buy-in policy, says Aon Hewitt.
Despite mid-sized schemes' commitment to long-term funding targets the majority are failing to progress due to lack of resources, a poll shows.
Jonathan Stapleton says things were going so well...
Grasping the nettle of guaranteed minimum pensions
FTSE350 buyout liabilities are surging towards £1trn forcing schemes to abandon buyout plans and move forward with alternative de-risking strategies, Aon Hewitt says.
The Budget rings an effective death knell for private sector provision, argues Michael Bow