In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know if the government is right to roll out collective defined contribution (CDC) for Royal Mail before extending the provision to other schemes.
This week's top stories included warnings that defined benefit (DB) transfers could become more difficult for trustees to process after regulatory register changes.
Philip Hammond's Spring Statement was empty of any direct pension news as the Treasury sought to avoid major policy announcements.
The Spring Statement is likely to be overshadowed by Brexit but there is still much to do in pensions. Kim Kaveh and Holly Roach take a look at the industry's wishlist.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
This week's top stories included coverage of the ongoing Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) saga, where members rejected a negotiated deal between their union and the employers.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether members or employers should bear more of the cost if contributions are raised in the Universities Superannuation Scheme if it remains open to future accrual.
The government is scaling back issuance of index-linked gilts as a result of concerns over the long-term inflation impact they have on public finances.
Philip Hammond's financial update was empty of any direct pensions impacts as the chancellor sought to trim down the fiscal statement.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised up the UK's GDP growth forecast for 2018 in today's inaugural Spring Statement, while forecasting inflation will fall to 2% by the end of 2018.
Do not expect any substantial pensions policy measures, if anything, in this week's Spring Statement, industry commentators have predicted.