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Government releases guidance on GMP equalisation

On the go: The Department for Work and Pensions has set out a 10-stage process for UK pension schemes to equalise guaranteed minimum pensions.

Pensions still high on FCA agenda despite Brexit demands

On the go: Dealing with Brexit is the Financial Conduct Authority’s overarching concern, its business plan for 2019-20 reveals, but pensions are still high on its agenda.

BlueSky and Crystal master trusts gain authorisation

On the go: Two more master trusts have gained authorisation from the Pensions Regulator, bringing the total approved schemes in the sector to five.

NHS staff get cash instead of contributions options

On the go: Doctors at risk of being caught by the tapered annual allowance will reportedly be offered cash instead of an employer contribution under new plans to reverse the trend for doctors retiring early.

Field: Sir Philip Green up to 'old tricks again' with Arcadia

On the go: The Work and Pensions Committee has condemned proposals to cut deficit recovery funding for the Arcadia pension schemes.

TPO orders trustees to repay £2.4m into pension scheme

On the go: The Pensions Ombudsman has required the trustees of Henry Davison Limited Pension Scheme to repay £2.4m back into the scheme.

British Airways agrees settlement with APS

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British Airways has finally agreed an out of court settlement with the trustees of the Airways Pensions Scheme.

Only 13% of organisations predict CDC adoption in next six years

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On the go: Only 13 per cent of trustees and sponsors predict that their organisations will adopt a collective defined contribution scheme of some sort by 2025, according to research by Willis Towers Watson.

PLSA policy board sets priorities for next four years

On the go: The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s new policy board has set its priorities for the next four years, with specialist sub-committees formed for defined benefit and defined contribution schemes, local authority schemes and master trusts.

Workers unaware of auto-enrolment contribution hike

On the go: More than a quarter of workers are unaware of auto-enrolment increases taking effect from Saturday, according to Aviva research.