This week’s top stories included The Pensions Regulator launching a prosecution against the director of a professional trustee firm, and the regulator approving five master trusts.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we want to know if you think The Pensions Regulator should make allowances for valuations that have been inflated by low gilt yields caused by political uncertainty.
Professional trustees can improve scheme governance, clear up misunderstandings, and ensure regulatory compliance, argues David Fairs
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The director of a professional trustee firm is being prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to provide information and documents requested as part of an ongoing investigation.
Smart Pension and The Lewis Workplace Pension Trust have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of approved schemes to 22.
A businessman is to be prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to reveal information about companies he owns or runs.
It would be inappropriate to name and shame schemes which do not sign up to the Star Initiative, a majority of Pensions Buzz respondents said in backlash to comments made by the pensions minister.
Boris Johnson's government will deliver its first Queen's Speech on 14 October, the prime minister has announced.
The Aviva Master Trust and Workers Pension Trust have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), bringing the number of approved schemes in the market to 20.
Guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) equalisation has soared to the top of pension schemes' to-do lists, with 58% stating it is a priority project, research from Equiniti has revealed.
An unnamed London-based employer has been hit with a £350,000 fine from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for failing to fully comply with its pension duties.
One in five defined benefit (DB) schemes are in The Pension Regulator's (TPR) weakest two categories, analysis by Hymans Robertson has revealed.
Trustees risk leaving their scheme ungovernable if they do not get in place strategic objectives for investment advisers, warns John Paterson.
David Fairs: Trustees have a tremendous responsibility, so it is right to expect knowledge and understanding
Member-nominated trustees bring clear value to scheme boards, but it is important their knowledge is up to scratch, says David Fairs
Five million pension savers could be putting their retirement pots at risk to scammers, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warn as part of their latest ScamSmart campaign.
A recruitment agency and its managing director are to be prosecuted by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on suspicion of trying to avoid providing staff with a workplace pension.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued 937 requests for information under section 72 of the Pensions Act 2004 since its records began in 2010.
The Railways Pension Scheme's Industry Wide Defined Contribution (IWDC) Section and the Aon Master Trust have become the 12th and 13th master trusts to be authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
An overwhelming majority of smaller schemes are failing to meet all standards of governance and trusteeship, The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) annual defined contribution survey shows.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is inviting responses from pension trustees and advisers in a consultation on four draft guides to support tougher investment governance rules.
The Pension Superfund has signed its second deal, agreeing to take on £300m of defined benefit (DB) liabilities from an unnamed pension scheme.
This week's top stories include Amber Rudd remaining as work and pensions secretary, and the regulator carrying out seven criminal investigations into potential scams.
More than three-quarters of pensions and restructuring lawyers believe the regulator's 'clearer, quicker, tougher' approach is having an impact on their clients, a PwC survey reveals.