Have your say: Should firms with pension deficits be forced to get TPR clearance before paying dividends?
This week we want to know if firms with pension deficits should get The Pensions Regulator's (TPR's) clearance before paying dividends, and what Esther McVey's top pensions priority should be.
Master trusts will need to be authorised by the regulator from October, but the current framework is still a draft. James Phillips explores if it's ready.
Carillion has filed for compulsory liquidation after emergency talks with its lenders and the government failed to reach a deal that would save the company.
Concerns over the potential imminent collapse of construction group Carillion has led to crisis talks over its 13 UK defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to reports.
Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been found guilty for failing to provide information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) on three occasions.
Dominic Chappell blasted The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for what he called an "aggressive and hostile" approach to his takeover of BHS, a court has heard.
This year will see consolidation, cyber risk and cost transparency dominate the industry's focus as schemes bid to improve value for money and meet data protection requirements.
Five in six schemes are potentially at higher risk because they do not have formal contingency plans in place, according to research by Barnett Waddingham.
This week's top stories included the pension tax relief consequences of the Scottish government's decision to differ tax bands for Scottish workers compared to the rest of the UK.
Stotts Tours and its managing director Alan Stott will be ordered to pay over £30,000 for their failure to set up a pension scheme for their staff.
Proposed standards for professional trustees due to come into force next year will be "too easy to game" and "a silly compliance exercise" if they are not accompanied by tangible metrics, Richard Butcher has warned.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is seeking to convict a healthcare company and its managing director for allegedly breaching their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
Mark Blyth says there are real problems in how the regulator exercises its powers, and suggests how to solve them
No FTSE 350 companies will retain a final salary scheme open to accrual by 2027, analysis by Hymans Robertson finds.
A national debate is needed to consider whether the investment approach of defined benefit (DB) schemes is storing up problems for the future, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) president Sir Brian Souter has said.
Michael Klimes explores whether consultants and actuaries could end up in court if they fail to give proper advice on financial risks related to climate change
Master trusts have escaped significant regulatory scrutiny despite their surge in usage under AE since 2012, but this will soon change. James Phillips reports.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will authorise and supervise defined contribution (DC) master trusts under a planned regime which will "strike the right balance" between member security and scheme burdens.
Actuaries and investment consultants that fail to take account of climate risk in their work and advice face increasing risks of legal liability and regulatory action, according to ClientEarth.
This week's top stories include the announcement to increase the lifetime allowance, and industry reaction to the Autumn Budget.
The pension industry's reaction to the lack of policy in the Autumn Budget has been a mixture of relief and disappointment.
This week's top stories included 2020 Trustees being fined for failing to produce two chair's statements.
Professional trustee firm 2020 Trustees was fined £4,000 for failing to produce two chair's statements between July and September 2017, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has successfully prosecuted a bus company and its managing director for deliberately failing to provide staff with a workplace pension scheme.