Jonathan Stapleton speaks to eight senior professional trustees about accreditation, diversity and the issues they face in their roles.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has cancelled a planned rise to the general levy amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has issued special guidance for administrators as they grapple with the Covid-19 crisis.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is “pulling out all the stops” to help struggling employers during the Covid-19 crisis, although latest guidance may put trustees in a “challenging” position, the industry says.
Many key pension scheme risks fall outside the IRM framework and are therefore often left unmitigated. Matthew Giles looks at how to tackle these areas.
Defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees should be open to employer requests to reduce or suspend deficit recovery contributions (DRCs) if there is a good reason to do so, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has temporarily relaxed the timeframe for schemes which need to report late payments from employers for workplace pension schemes.
As the Covid-19 crisis sees employers seeking changes or suspensions to deficit contributions, Richard Knight looks at how schemes should respond to such requests.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) must adopt a “pragmatic” approach to the 15% of UK schemes that have valuation dates within the next three weeks, Aon has said.
The government has said it will “do whatever it takes” to support businesses through the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, leading to speculation that there could be a short-term change in auto-enrolment (AE) policy.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has told ITV and four connected firms that they must deliver a future funding plan for the Box Clever Group Pension Scheme within six months.
Voluntary accreditation of professional trustees will act as a quality mark and drive up scheme governance standards, argues Lesley Carline.
The Pensions Regulator’s industry working group on diversity is a step in the right direction, says Elizabeth Bostock.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) questioning its response to the collapse of Norton Motorcycles and the three pension schemes invested in the company.
Guy Opperman has now served as pensions and financial inclusion minister for 1,000 days in a tenure marked by myriad major changes to the pensions landscape.
A business owner has been fined £12,800 after failing to hand over information and documents to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) about investments relating to money from 16 pension schemes.
A two-track approach to DB funding valuations is expected to improve regulatory compliance while maintaining a level of scheme-specific flexibility where needed. James Phillips looks at some of the proposals
Improving transparency of pension scheme governance will improve accountability, even if members take little notice, says Richard Butcher.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF) will deliver keynote addresses at Professional Pensions’ Risk and Scheme Funding Forum next week.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed 90% of people are saving into the largest master trusts, creating a “safe and stable” workplace pension market.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is carrying out spot checks on the UK’s largest employers to protect savers and ensure staff continue to receive the pensions they are due.
The pension schemes bill heralds an era of tougher governance rules and strengthened member protections, bringing with it a lot of work for trustees, says Fuat Sami.
The pension schemes bill has passed its second reading in the House of Lords, despite questions over the breadth of government powers.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued a £2,000 fine to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Pension Plan due to a non-compliant chair’s statement.