Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) chairman Frank Field has questioned the regulator on what lessons it can learn from the experience of the Kodak Pension Plan No.2 (KPP2).
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes have taken another step towards reality as the government confirmed it will consult on the "interesting new possibilities" this autumn.
'Not appropriate to comment'
The government has rejected the Work and Pensions Committee proposal to introduce a 'default decumulation pathway' at retirement.
A "tentative and apologetic approach is ingrained" at The Pensions Regulator (TPR) but its leadership is not equipped to make the cultural change required for more effective oversight, MPs have said in a letter to the regulator.
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 (WPC) has announced an inquiry into proposals within the government's white paper on defined benefit (DB) schemes.
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.
Collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes will need clear and transparent governance frameworks, as well as effective communication strategies, to be a success, the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has been told.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes which breach their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has urged the FCA to ban the use of contingent charging for pension transfer advice in its latest report into the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS).
Swift action to ban cold-calling has been promised by the government in a bid to stem the flow of pension savers being lured into scams.
The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has said a cold-calling ban could be in place by summer if the government heeds its suggestions.
A "special" evidence hearing will be held by the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) in order to probe "questionable approaches and unsuitable advice" given to British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the merits of collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes, and the potential role they could play in saving for retirement.
The government has spent £13.25m on advertising for Pension Wise since 2014, with an additional £4.5m planned this tax year.
A ban on pensions cold-calling will be in place before the start of the next decade, a Treasury minister has told the Work and Pensions Committee (WPC).
Former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has claimed civil servants gave explanations that "didn't really ring true" for not introducing a cold calling ban while she was in office.
Advice and guidance is not enough
Just under 200,000 people accessed their pensions using Freedom and Choice in the third quarter of the year, HM Revenue and Customs figures have revealed.
Baroness Ros Altmann has attacked the annuity market for failing to inform savers that better annuity rates may be available to them, calling for an investigation.
Coverage of the growth of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) deficit is 'scaremongering', former pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has told the House of Lords.
Con Keating writes an open letter to Frank Field MP, the chairman-elect of the Work and Pensions Committee, about the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). Here it is in full…
The industry does not believe the government's proposed cold calling ban will impact on providers' confidence to contact members about the importance of savings.