Parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) pension transfer advice.
Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has pressed The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to promptly announce if it will take any action on Johnston Press.
A pensions bill expected next year must include law to require schemes to collect, publish and analyse cost transparency data from their asset managers, MPs have been told.
In a hard-hitting interview with Stephanie Baxter, the former chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees explains why he thinks a blame culture and too much red tape are damaging pensions and why he feels regulators are getting it wrong.
Asset managers' failure to provide clear transaction costs incurred in pension funds leaves savers "deeply depressed", Frank Field says.
Veteran parliamentarian Frank Field has resigned the Labour whip to serve as an independent Labour MP, sparking uncertainty over his role as chair of the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has launched an inquiry to ask whether the pensions industry provides "sufficient transparency" of charges, strategy and performance to savers.
This week's top stories included coverage of the Competition and Markets Authority's provisional decision following its investigation of investment consulting and fiduciary management.
Respondents were almost evenly split in this week's Pensions Buzz on whether the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) remedies for the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets go far enough.
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Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes are the "best means" for achieving the right balance between collective benefit security and individual freedom and choice, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) says.
A damning report on the pre-sale audit of BHS is set to be published after the High Court last week refused to meet Sir Philip Green's wish to gag the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
The government has confirmed the long-awaited ban on pensions cold-calling will now be delayed until Autumn.
The government has rejected the Work and Pensions Committee proposal to introduce a 'default decumulation pathway' at retirement.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) could benefit from having a pool of "super trustees" that can be parachuted into schemes to fix problems when they arise, experts say.
Defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles may be subject to a special levy if they are deemed eligible for the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) in the event of a failure.
Jonathan Stapleton says it would be a crying shame if Lesley Titcomb's decision to leave TPR was due to vilification by MPs.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether you agree with MPs that enhanced powers for The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will only be effective if there is also a cultural change at the watchdog.
Some 100,000 defined benefit (DB) transfers took place in the 2017/18 financial year, according to estimates by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The Work and Pensions Committee has called for the government to introduce an auto-drawdown option while allowing NEST to offer decumulation products, James Phillips reports
The government is "minded to assist" any collective defined contribution (CDC) proposal that may arise from Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU), Guy Opperman has said.
A ban on pension cold-calling will be put into law by June this year after the government introduced amendments to the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
Sir Philip Green has urged Frank Field to "avoid another public spat" as the two heavyweights locked heads over any potential sale of high street conglomerate Arcadia.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has taken the right approach by naming and shaming schemes that fail to meet their obligations under auto-enrolment (AE), according to this week's Pensions Buzz survey.