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.
The Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) is building consensus on what the landmark Brewster judgement means for the awarding of death benefits to unmarried couples.
After a Supreme Court ruling that Denise Brewster should receive her deceased partner's pension despite being unmarried, Michael Klimes explores its significance for other schemes
2016 was a big year for pensions in the courts, but the coming months already have a number of potentially game-changing cases lined up. James Phillips explores the cases to watch
A Supreme Court ruling could result in trustees having to review the way death benefits are awarded to surviving partners of unmarried couples.
An agreement has been reached on how to compensate members of the Nortel pension scheme after years of negotiations since the company went bust in 2009.