The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) discriminated against younger judges by forcing them to leave their final salary scheme while protecting older judges, an employment tribunal has ruled.
An employment tribunal case about age discrimination against younger firefighters raises questions about intergenerational fairness in pensions, writes Michael Klimes
Unfunded public sector pensions will see contributions from employers increase at the end of this parliament according to the Chancellor's Budget.
The Government has announced it will fully index public service pensions for workers reaching State Pension Age from April 2016 to 5 December 2018.
A series of system and communication errors led to delayed pension payments to civil servants after administration was moved to MyCSP, a National Audit Office (NAO) report says.
State pension reform could cost local authorities and public sector contractors £1bn if the government forces them to pay for inflation protection, according to Mercer.
MPs have criticised the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) over its communication of pension reforms and called for urgent changes to the information being sent to people approaching retirement.
Hymans Robertson has appointed David Walker as head of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investments and William Marshall as head of LGPS investment clients.
Michaela Berry and Katharine Swire take a look at the consultation into capping of public sector exit payments
The decision to increase public sector employee pension contributions is expected to net the Treasury an extra £2.9bn in 2014-15, according to official figures.
The rise of academies coupled with smaller council budgets is changing the make-up of the LGPS's employer base. Stephanie Baxter finds out it is posing major long-term challenges.
The biggest ever overhaul of public sector pensions are expected to save the government more than £430bn by 2061/2062, according to HM Treasury.
Decision makers in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) will likely face more onerous knowledge and understanding requirements in the near future, warn consultants.
Stephanie Baxter says local boards will increase complexity, not improve governance
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published its final code of practice for all public service funds including the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Naomi Rainey sums up the LGPS position as the new scheme takes effect
The government will ban public sector workers from transferring pension pots to defined contribution (DC) arrangements and is considering similar restrictions on private sector schemes, it has announced.
Employers participating in the NHS, Teachers and Civil Service pension schemes will face higher contributions from 2015, chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has confirmed.
Pension industry organisations have criticised the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) decision to block the use of statutory override for former public sector pensions.
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted to delay changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) benefit structure to April 2015.
This week Buzz respondents showed little enthusiasm for a regulatory review.
Nine out of 10 respondents said public sector schemes would still be with us in a decade, although the majority of those thought they would be significantly changed.
The Local Government Pension Scheme's (LGPS) structural reform must be consistent with other changes and adhere to a realistic timetable, the LGPS national advisory board warns.
The Public Service Pension Bill has passed its consideration stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly.