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.
Michael Klimes examines whether clarification on new money laundering rules will ease additional obligations on schemes.
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.
After the landmark ruling in the Walker vs Innospec case, schemes must review how they award death benefits for members, writes Michael Klimes
Michael Klimes asks if introducing a requirement to appoint scheme lawyers would improve governance
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
An employment tribunal case about age discrimination against younger firefighters raises questions about intergenerational fairness in pensions, writes Michael Klimes