The Star Initiative has entered the implementation phase allowing members to agree an approach to deliver Star reporting and provide an opportunity to discuss change requests and challenges.
The government-backed Star Initiative has reached 50 signatories, surpassing its initial target of 30. Holly Roach looks at the project’s progress.
Schemes already face a legislative requirement to carry out transfers promptly and efficiently, so they should voluntarily get on board with the industry-developed solution, says Tom McPhail
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on the intergenerational implications for pensions in both accumulation and decumulation for savers.
Retirement income that is inadequate or fails to meet savers' expectations is a "central challenge", the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.
The Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) has given its support to an initiative which aims to complete occupational pension transfers within three weeks.
Esther McVey has reiterated the government's support for an industry-led pensions dashboard as she praised the success of auto-enrolment (AE).
Home secretary Sajid Javid has called for auto-enrolment (AE) to be scrapped as part of a "shock and awe strategy" should the UK fail to reach a Brexit deal, according to reports.
The DWP has unveiled two studies looking at employers' experience of auto-enrolment. Kim Kaveh looks at the findings.
The Intergenerational Commission has suggested a series of policy reforms to address the intergenerational divide in pensions. Kim Kaveh considers the proposals
It has again been suggested self-employed workers could enjoy pension provision through the tax return process. James Phillips explores the latest proposals
The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has reignited the debate on the introduction of flat-rate pensions tax relief - saying a 30% flat rate would be progressive, cost-neutral and leave three-quarters of earners better off.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has announced an inquiry into proposals within the government's white paper on defined benefit (DB) schemes.
The CBI and Aegon have published a joint research report looking at how to quantify the value of pension engagement. Kim Kaveh explores the data
Enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to prosecute and fine company directors who "wilfully or recklessly" put their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme at risk will be hard to enforce, commentators say.
Ensuring British Steel workers were well-equipped to make a decision on their future pension provision was "afforded insufficient priority", and the regulator now needs to review the process, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has said.
A bus company and its managing director have been fined more than £60,000 after they admitted trying to avoid providing its employees with a workplace pension.
There are fears the government's new saving scheme could interfere with auto-enrolment. Kim Kaveh asks if we should be worried.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) paid out £37m in overpaid tax to pension freedoms users in the third quarter of the year, its quarterly figures have revealed.
Trust-based defined contribution (DC) schemes with between one and five members face the highest ongoing charges for investing their retirement pot, research has revealed.
National retirement income targets are needed to help savers understand whether they are putting away enough money for old age, the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) suggests.
This week's top stories included Tom McPhail calling on occupational pension schemes to get involved in a working group attempting to reduce delays in transfers.
Occupational schemes and their administrators are lagging behind in their involvement in an industry-wide discussion on slashing transfer delays, Tom McPhail has said.