Members are increasingly seeking external adjudication on schemes’ approach to ESG issues. Stephen Richards outlines the steps trustees can take to prepare for this activism.
The government’s ban on boycotts by public institutions may extend to the Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS).
Teachers and doctors could have grounds for a legal challenge against the government for age discrimination if they have been moved to a less beneficial pension scheme, Leigh Day says.
BT will not be able to swap the index used to uprate part of its pension scheme after the Supreme Court denied permission to appeal, closing all legal avenues.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed ITV's appeal against a financial support direction (FSD) issued by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) in a long-running case over the Box Clever Pension Scheme.
There will be "ups and downs" for employers in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as it carries out its 2019 valuation against the backdrop of the cost cap suspension and the McCloud judgment.
A groundhog year kicks off as many of 2018's biggest court cases return on appeal. James Phillips rounds up what trustees should keep an eye on.
The government will pause planned changes to public sector pensions as it faces an estimated £4bn annual bill after losing a legal battle last year.
Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) have been granted permission to use more than £1m of scheme assets to fund an appeal over discretionary increases.
Government rules over ethical investment in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will hit the Supreme Court as campaigners contest state interference.
The Barnardo's pension scheme has been denied permission to switch the inflationary index it uses for uprating pension benefits in a unanimous judgment from the Supreme Court.
Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) have confirmed they will appeal to the Supreme Court over a recent Court of Appeal judgment striking down their ability to award discretionary increases.
Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) will not make a firm decision on whether to appeal the Court of Appeal's judgment on discretionary increase payments until September.
This week's top stories include Heathrow Airport's defined benefit plan completing a £325m buy-in with Legal & General, and gig economy workers getting a renewed boost to their right to join a workplace pension.
Pimlico Plumbers loses Supreme Court fight over whether its workforce are 'independent contractors' or 'self-employed' leading to AE entitlements, James Phillips writes
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has called on widows and widowers in same-sex marriages or civil partnerships to check whether they are receiving their full survivor entitlement from the lifeboat fund.
The landmark Court of Appeal judgment which allowed IBM to impose a cap on increases in pensionable pay will not be appealed to the Supreme Court, according to a members' forum.
Extending survivor benefits to unmarried partners would increase liabilities and be a lawyers' paradise according to PP research.
Jonathan Stapleton asks if it is time to extend pensions equality to cohabiting couples
After the landmark ruling in the Walker vs Innospec case, schemes must review how they award death benefits for members, writes Michael Klimes
This week's top stories include a landmark Supreme Court ruling on survivor benefits, DWP plans to launch a DB white paper in winter and a proposal the industry should design a pilot dashboard
The Supreme Court has ruled an exemption in the Equality Act, which allows schemes to exclude same-sex partners from spousal benefits accrued before December 2005, is discriminatory and breaches EU equality laws.
This week's top stories included coverage of a regulated apportionment arrangement agreed for Hoover's pension scheme.
The trustees of the Barnado's pension scheme will head to the Supreme Court in a renewed bid to switch its indexation rules.