Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes must stay alive to heightening risks to funding from sponsor covenants, climate change and longevity experience, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) says.
Local government workers who are outsourced to independent contractors will soon be allowed to remain in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Changing third-party administrators can cause all sorts of issues, including loss of data. Michael Klimes looks at examples of poor transitions and asks if it is a widespread problem
The Conservative Party's plan to replace the state pension triple lock with a double lock has provoked mixed responses.
Deficits could fall by hundreds of billions of pounds if the six-year stall in life expectancy improvements becomes a long-term trend. However, there is a risk of taking too much notice of short-term changes, writes Stephanie Baxter.
With DB transfer activity at very high levels amid fraud concerns, Michael Klimes asks if partial transfers can offer more security for members