Scottish higher-rate taxpayers will benefit from more pensions tax relief than workers on the same salary anywhere else in the UK as income tax bands continue to diverge.
The Scheme Advisory Board for Scotland's £42bn 11 local authority funds has proposed merging their liabilities, assets and administration into one or more asset vehicles as part of a major structural review.
An independent Scotland would seek for occupational pension schemes straddling the border to be jointly regulated with the United Kingdom, a commission for the Scottish Government has said.
The new tax year brings a number of changes to the pensions world, not least the first round of phasing for auto-enrolled employees.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a relief at source update for Scottish Income Tax following last week's Scottish Budget.
This week's top stories included the pension tax relief consequences of the Scottish government's decision to differ tax bands for Scottish workers compared to the rest of the UK.
Proposed changes to Scottish income tax bands could see savers receiving too little tax relief, commentators have warned.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has called on the Scottish government to reform cessation debt rules in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) have jointly acquired a stake in a Scottish windfarm through their infrastructure vehicle.
Alistair Ross has been appointed head of public policy for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
The Appeal Court in Scotland has struck down a challenge to pension fund rules which could have made administrating complex schemes more difficult.
The single state pension which will come in from April 2016 should not be undermined by devolution of powers to different parts of the United Kingdom says Steve Patterson.
Those in the pensions industry calling for a period of consolidation could be disappointed, finds Michael Klimes
Pete Smith has been appointed to Barnett Waddingham's investment consulting team in Scotland and will focus on developing the business there.
Jonathan Stapleton says UK pensions are complicated enough already
The Smith Commission has proposed the Scottish Parliament should get more powers over tax. Jonathan Stapleton discovers what this means for pensions and how schemes and employers can define who is a Scottish taxpayer
Britain's economic recovery will be at risk if Scotland votes for independence next month, the president of Britain's biggest business lobby has warned.
A committee of MPs has called for zero-hours contracts to be scrapped across the UK, as it says the use of such contracts is creating a two-tier workforce.