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Travel towards endgame has accelerated


The buoyant mood surrounding the pension scheme derisking market has received further evidence that confidence is based on sound fundamentals. 

Government incentive plans are focused on wrong groups of workers


The government’s economic inactivity policy ideas are focused on the wrong people, says a new report by the Resolution Foundation.

Calls for MPAA to be raised may overlook root of economic inactivity

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Calls for the money purchase annual allowance to be raised to combat economic inactivity, but is the situation more complex than it appears on face value?

Dashboard consultation: missed opportunities and a lack of clarity


Heavy lifting is still required to get the pensions dashboard up and running.

Buoyant DB pension funding environment may hasten endgame


January's PPF 7800 index showed a reduction in aggregate surplus of less than 1 per cent.

TPR lead reviewer appointed


The DWP has appointed Mary Starks to lead a review of TPR.

Public Accounts Committee to probe AEAT scheme members’ treatment

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The Public Accounts Committee is to investigate the treatment received by members of the AEA Technology Pension Scheme when it entered a Pension Protection Fund assessment period in 2012.

Could co-sourcing be the answer to rising pensions admin woes?

Analysis: Uncertainty is an overused word in the pensions landscape, yet it is particularly appropriate when we speak of administration, which is teetering on the brink of crisis.

There are no perfect models

Illustration by Ben Jennings

Editorial: The thorny issue of scheme governance has raised its head once again, with the publication of research by Cardano.