The story of BHS is one of both outrage and happy endings. James Phillips speaks to trustee chairman Chris Martin and his advisers about the scheme's endgame journey
Parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into contingent charging on defined benefit (DB) pension transfer advice.
This week's top stories included the Department for Work and Pensions issuing two separate consultations on the pensions dashboard and defined benefit consolidation.
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.
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).
The WPC's cost and transparency inquiry reveals it is impossible to know exactly how much consumers and trustees are paying in charges. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
Asset managers' failure to provide clear transaction costs incurred in pension funds leaves savers "deeply depressed", Frank Field says.
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.
Henry Tapper says CDC makes sense as a means of solving one of the most intractable of economic problems but this 'new order of things' is getting a bad reception
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.