The government’s “double U-turn” on the retrospective use of the regulator’s new criminal powers in the Pension Schemes Act is creating damaging confusion, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) says.
The Railways Pension Scheme has warned The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that its proposals to revise the defined benefit (DB) funding code could lead to a £15bn deficit in the scheme as it is forced to switch lower-risk but lower-returning assets, the FT...
Thomas Cook’s four UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are expected to enter the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) as the company begins insolvency proceedings.
Coats' pension scheme members are not entitled to annual increases of 5%, the High Court has ruled in a rare instance of a court overturning a decision of The Pensions Ombudsman.
The Upper Tribunal has ruled in favour of TPR in its long-running dispute with ITV over the Box Clever pension scheme. James Phillips explores the impact of the judgment.
British Airways and one of its schemes' trustees are set to argue over the purpose of a pension scheme, leading to an impactful judgment for DB pensions. James Phillips explores the issue
Michael Klimes explores whether consultants and actuaries could end up in court if they fail to give proper advice on financial risks related to climate change
A panel at this year's Trustee Senate discussed strains in the DB system and what can be done about them. Michael Klimes reports
James Phillips explores what the win for the trustees in the British Airways trial means for other pension schemes.
British Airways (BA) has lost a landmark trial to block its pension trustees' decision to award a discretionary increase in 2013.
James Phillips explores how the upcoming judgement in the multi-stranded British Airways case could impact the sector
It is a daunting task to look over the sheer volume of pensions regulation from the past two decades. Michael Klimes analyses the key developments
As public sector pension schemes battle against discrimination claims, James Phillips explores whether private sector schemes should be prepared
What were the most read opinion pieces on Professional Pensions over the last 12 months? Here are some of the top pieces from our commentators during the year.
The industry has expressed surprise at the number of defined contribution (DC) plans failing to complete their scheme returns on time.