For the pensions industry, the 12 December general election means the long-awaited pensions bill is “lost”, but probably “not forgotten”, according to a blog published by law firm Gowling.
Pension scam victims could lose an average of 22 years of savings in 24 hours, according to research by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Pensions Climate Risk Industry Group is drafting trustee guidance on climate-related issues and how they can address the risks as part of their governance processes.
The master trust market now represents 16 million memberships and holds more than £36bn in assets, The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) final master trust market update reveals.
Salvus Master Trust and the Financial Conduct Authority Pension Plan have been approved by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), concluding the master trust authorisation regime for existing schemes.
The trustees and sponsor of Supertrust UK have decided to withdraw the master trust from The Pensions Regulator’s authorisation process and will now wind-up the scheme.
A panel of experts have shared their views on how DB schemes can make good consolidation decisions. Kim Kaveh reports from the PLSA’s annual conference .
The volume of regulation and the cost of regulators has risen sharply over the past decade. Robin Ellison asks if it is time for a rethink.
The London Borough of Barnet Superannuation Fund is now being run more effectively following intervention action taken by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Automatic enrolment (AE) has helped level the number of women saving into a workplace pension with the number of men, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has said.
More than 40,000 companies were issued fines for failing to meet auto-enrolment (AE) obligations in 2018, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has confirmed.
The Combined Nuclear Pension Plan (CNPP) is the latest master trust to have been granted authorisation by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed increasing the general levy on occupational and personal pension schemes from 1 April 2020.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will now seek to publish the first of two consultations on a revised defined benefit (DB) funding code in the new year, depending on the political environment.
The pensions schemes bill will digitalise pensions and provide savers with greater confidence for retirement, Guy Opperman has said.
Schemes with poor record keeping should be handed harsher punishments, say the majority of this week’s 83 Pensions Buzz respondents.
The Pensions Regulator’s relationship supervision regime was launched a year ago. Jonathan Stapleton hears from Dianne Morgan about how it is working in practice.
With the spectre of Brexit looming over parliament, Jonathan Stapleton has some scepticism that the pension schemes bill will be enacted any time soon.
Regulatory efforts to drive up the standards of trustees must not forget the unique skills and understanding of members that MNTs can provide, says David Weeks
AE has successfully brought millions of people into pension savings. But, as Kim Kaveh writes, it is far from perfect.
The government will pay out £21bn in income tax relief for pension contributions this tax year, while national insurance relief payments will rise to £18.7bn, according to statistics from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Defined contribution (DC) savers should not have their choices limited when it comes to savings plans and retirement decisions, a majority of this week’s 93 Pensions Buzz respondents say.
The collapse of Thomas Cook shows how company boards must give greater attention to how pay and dividends contrast to pension scheme contributions, says Stephen Richards .
The University of Oxford Staff Pension Scheme has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of approved schemes to 34.