Consultants, trade bodies, and professional societies across the pensions industry have responded relatively positively to guidance from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) that has today signalled a clear start for defined benefit (DB) scheme consolidation...
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Schemes may have had a trustee board structure in place for 50 years, but is it really ticking all the governance boxes in the current – and increasingly onerous – regulatory environment, asks Karen Parry.
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) is planning to set up a defined contribution (DC) pension arrangement to provide future benefits for current employees and new joiners through auto-enrolment (AE).
This week's top stories included Legal & General acquiring MyFutureNow to provide a dashboard service to customers, while also agreeing a hybrid buy-in with a Hitachi scheme.
Medicash has transferred its defined benefit (DB) scheme to TPT Retirement Solutions' DB Complete master trust, improving the security of member's benefits.
Four more master trusts have received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised schemes to 10.
The Pension Superfund has told Arcadia's pension scheme trustees that it stands by to "assist the scheme trustees to deliver members into a safe harbour" after the company's rescue deal was approved.
Coventry Building Society has transferred its £220m defined benefit (DB) scheme to TPT Retirement Solutions' DB master trust.
This week's top stories included TPT Retirement Solutions consolidating the £30m Hinckley and Rugby Building Society's defined benefit scheme, and Guy Opperman becoming the second-longest serving pensions minister.
TPT Retirement Solutions has transferred members from the £30m Hinckley & Rugby Building Society's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
TPT Retirement Solutions has submitted its master trust authorisation application to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), joining 11 other master trusts who are awaiting a response.
This week's top stories included a Freedom of Information request revealing more than 100,000 savers could face six-figure tax bills as a result of GMP equalisation.
TPT Retirement Solutions has launched a pension scheme for the education sector which offers schools both defined contribution (DC) and defined benefit (DB) pension provision.
TPT Retirement Solutions has reported a six-fold increase in online engagement following a revamp of its platform last year.
Redington has unveiled a report asking if DB consolidation is good for schemes and members. Kim Kaveh looks at the detail.
A growing number of schemes are looking at ways to address their admin challenges. Heather Quelch says consolidation could be one option to consider
This week's top stories included the 'Buck' name being revived as Conduent sold off the HR consulting business to a private equity investor.
Barnett Waddingham's head of business development Adrian Cooper has left the consultancy to join TPT Retirement Solutions in a newly-created role.
Joanna Matthews will succeed Sarah Smart who leaves TPT Retirement Solutions (TPT) trustee board after eight years in the post.
Simon Hart and Rob Archer look at how integrated risk management can improve a scheme's governance process and raise standards
The adoption of consolidation among DB funds has been slow to date. Paul Murphy asks if the white paper will act as a catalyst for smaller schemes to join master trusts
Sarah Smart, who is chairwoman of The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) audit committee, has been appointed senior adviser at Avida International.
Redington has appointed Natalie Flood and Jonathan Parker as part of wider plans to grow its defined benefit (DC) business.