The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) has received support for its proposed 'model scheme' to simplify defined benefit (DB) benefits alongside the conversion of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs).
Guy Opperman is the second-longest serving dedicated junior pensions minister, overtaking Labour's Malcolm Wicks.
This week's top stories included XPS Pensions Group announcing plans to acquire Royal London's corporate pension services division.
As more employers go through the re-enrolment process, it may be time to balance the pros and cons of GPPs and master trusts. James Phillips looks at the arguments
XPS Pensions Group has announced plans to acquire Royal London's corporate pension services division for a cash consideration of £4.8m.
Regulations from the government set out plans to remove protections for UK DB schemes hit by an EU employer insolvency. James Phillips explores the details.
A fourth round of IGC reports has emerged and they are looking quite different to last year following regulatory change. Kim Kaveh looks at the key findings.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) spent nearly £800,000 on partnering with Gogglebox to produce a series of adverts to promote the benefits of saving for retirement.
This week's top stories included British Airways agreeing a settlement with the trustees of one of its schemes nearly six years after litigation was initiated.
An estimated 1.75 million people are missing out on £60m in tax relief on their pension contributions in 2019/20, as the net-pay anomaly continues, Royal London estimates.
Steve Webb says the sooner government as a whole, and HMRC in particular, has the bandwidth to return to the domestic agenda, the better it will be
This week's top stories included NEST applying to the regulator for authorisation, while Welplan announced plans to drop out of the master trust market.
Royal London's independent governance committee (IGC) has downgraded its rating for appropriate investment returns after all default funds caused a fall in pot values.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) provision will be introduced slowly, starting specifically with a Royal Mail scheme and then rolling it out more widely, the government has confirmed.
This week's top stories included an accountant admitting fraud and making employer-related investments in the latest criminal prosecution pursued by The Pensions Regulator.
Workers will still get an increase in take-home pay this April despite the rise in auto-enrolment (AE) contributions, according to Royal London analysis.
More than 100,000 savers face being landed with huge tax bills following tiny uplifts to their pension, a Freedom of Information (FOI) reply has revealed.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has taken over £400m too much in tax from savers accessing their pensions since the introduction of Freedom and Choice in 2015.
Pensions wake-up packs must be reformed by November this year to comprise a single-page summary document, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
Opt-out rates at the end of June 2018 "remained consistent" with levels before the April contribution rate increase, according the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Royal London has announced that group chief executive Phil Loney has decided to stand down by the end of 2019.
A regime similar to that for defined contribution (DC) master trusts will be set up for regulating defined benefit (DB) consolidators under plans announced today.
The ACA and Royal London have published a joint policy paper on a 'radically simplified' DB structure. Kim Kaveh looks at the proposals.
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey.