The compensation caps applied by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) have been deemed age discriminatory by the High Court in another slap down of the lifeboat regime.
Lane Clark & Peacock partner Steve Webb has called on the treasury to relax rules which could act as a barrier to people aiming to rebuild their pension pots when the Covid-19 crisis is over.
With wider funding challenges and the need to play for the long-term, any change to inflation indexation must be swift and firm, says Sir Steve Webb.
Lane Clark & Peacock partner Steve Webb has urged ministers not to rush raising the pension access age amid growing speculation of a Budget announcement to accelerate the current timetable.
One year on from the landmark ruling on GMP equalisation, Holly Roach looks at how far the industry has come and what remains for schemes to do.
It is time to reconsider this potential solution to the plethora of fragmented pots, says Sir Steve Webb.
The next chancellor should urgently address "absurdly complex" tax relief rules as data reveals NHS waiting lists have lengthened due to senior doctors working fewer hours to avoid the charges.
The government has been accused of "dragging its heels" on pensions equality after ruling out amending the law to provide for higher survivor benefits for widowers.
Guy Opperman is the second-longest serving dedicated junior pensions minister, overtaking Labour's Malcolm Wicks.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Steve Webb says pension schemes would be ill-advised to sit back and defer consideration of the implications of a dashboard for them.
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has conceded it does not have "all the data we need to calculate" the impact of last month's ruling that some benefits may be unlawful.
Industry heavyweights have urged chancellor Philip Hammond to take action on the net pay pensions tax relief anomaly which affects lower-paid earners.
The government is aiming to legislate for the pensions dashboard, defined benefit (DB) reform, and collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes next year, Guy Opperman has said.
As the volume of transfer value requests grows, trustees must decide whether to take a minimalist or proactive approach with members. James Phillips explores the pros and cons.
Home secretary Sajid Javid has called for auto-enrolment (AE) to be scrapped as part of a "shock and awe strategy" should the UK fail to reach a Brexit deal, according to reports.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has sent letters to defined benefit (DB) schemes encouraging trustees to consider cutting transfer values on offer when workers want to leave.